PUYALLUP, Wash -- A 69-year-old man called Puyallup Police early this morning, saying he'd shot his two adult children in the head.

Shortly before 3:30 a.m., police responded to the 1500 Block of 5th St SE in Puyallup where they talked the man into putting his gun down and took him into custody.

Shortly after, police found an adult man and an adult woman with gunshot wounds each to the head in different rooms of the house.

Both victims were taken to Tacoma General Hospital, where the female victim died, the male victim is reportedly in critical condition.

Two children under the age of 10 and the suspect's wife were found in the house unhurt. Police believe the male shooting victim is the father of the two children.

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