A police officer and his girlfriend are dead in what investigators call a murder-suicide.
Investigators said the two were shot just before midnight at a home near Dallas in Luzerne County.
Late Monday afternoon police said Matt Brokenshire, 24, of Wyoming shot and killed his girlfriend, Cait McGuire, 24, of Franklin Township then shot himself. He later died at the hospital.
Brokenshire joined the Pittston Township Police last summer.
The couple graduated together from Dallas High School. Police said the two had been dating for 10 months and had been fighting before the deadly shots were fire.
The shooting happened at McGuire's home on West Eighth Street in the village of Orange near Dallas.
Pastor Leslie Halchak heads the Orange United Methodist Church next door and was shocked to hear the news about the murder-suicide just a few feet away.
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