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Married couple, 85 and 86, killed in Delaware cemetery shooting

Posted at 4:20 PM, May 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-09 16:20:46-04

BEAR, Del. -- A married couple from Maryland ages 85 and 86 were the victims of a deadly shooting at a veterans' cemetery in Delaware.

Delaware State Police on Friday night identified the shooting victims as an 86-year-old man and 85-year-old woman from Elkton, Maryland.

The two were at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear on Friday morning when they were shot and killed. Their names have not yet been released.

A suspect engaged in a shootout with police and was later found dead in a wooded area where the shootout took place.

The suspect was identified only as a 29-year-old man from Middletown, Delaware.

No officers were injured in the shooting.