Updated, Sept. 21 7:38 p.m.
The deceased are believed to be married couple and appeared to be in their early 40s to early 50s, Sgt. Ogrinc told Patch. The police department also believes that the two were the only occupants of the apartment where they were found, Ogrinc said.
New Canaan police officers discovered one man and one woman dead inside of a Park Street residence Friday afternoon after responding to reports of a gunshot fired, according to a statement released by Sgt. Carol Ogrinc.
The officers responded at approximately 2:40 p.m., Ogrinc said, and arrived at a residence in the area of Maple Street near the New Canaan Post Office. One of the deceased appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the statement.
The incident is currently under investigation.
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