Police Investigating Murder-Suicide at Chippewa Co. Assisted Living Facility

Police say a man shot and killed his wife and then himself outside of a Chippewa County assisted living facility Thursday morning.

They are calling it a murder-suicide.

The shooting forced MediLodge to go on lockdown.

The assisted living facility is on Meridian Street in Sault Ste. Marie.

Police say the wife was a resident there.

When officers got there they found the elderly couple in the grass behind the building.

They found a handgun at the scene.

The investigation into the murder-suicide continues.