Blue Earth County shooting being investigated as murder-suicide

Authorities in Blue Earth County are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide. 

According to the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a domestic call between a husband and a wife Friday night at 9:01 p.m. While deputies were on their way to the scene, a man called police and said he had shot and killed his wife and planned to shoot himself, too. 

When law enforcement arrived at the scene they found a 57-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman who both suffered from fatal gunshot wounds. 

The couple was identified as Timothy and Lori Moore. 

The incident is being investigated by the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office and the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.