2 found dead in SW Grand Rapids; gun found inside

Posted at 4:19 PM, Mar 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 22:45:38-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Two people were found dead Friday on Grand Rapids' southwest side.

The bodies of a 65-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man were located at an apartment in the 100 block of Franklin Street SW, according to Grand Rapids Police. Police say that they both apparently died from gunshot wounds.

Police were called to to the home Friday for a welfare check.   The woman's employer contacted police because she had not been at work since Wednesday.

Police say the case is being investigated as a homicide. A firearm was found in the apartment and was collected as evidence.