Police: 4 found shot dead in Phoenix home; suspected gunman found dead in nearby home

PHOENIX - Five people were found shot to death, including a suspected gunman, at a Phoenix, Arizona, apartment complex Saturday.

Phoenix Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Tommy Thompson tells Scripps station ABC15 that officers responded to a shots fired call around 9 a.m.

Responding officers narrowed the scene down to two townhomes. Officers entered the first home and found the bodies of four individuals -- two on the patio, two inside the home.

The bodies of two dogs were also discovered. All were pronounced dead at the scene.

Thompson told ABC 15 officers entered the second home, which was located nearby, and discovered the body of an individual believed to be the gunman.

Police said the suspect died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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