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Police Find Unharmed Toddler Inside Car Linked To San Jose Murder-Suicide

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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) –  A toddler was found unharmed inside a parked vehicle believed to belong to one of the victims of an apparent murder-suicide that occurred at a San Jose shopping center Saturday morning, police said.

Officers responded to the shopping center in the 1000 block of East Capitol Expressway at about 9:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting, police spokesman Officer Jose Garcia said.

The man and the woman each had at least one gunshot wound and were pronounced dead at the scene, Garcia said.

The female child found in the vehicle was taken into protective custody by Santa Clara County Child Protective Services, police said.

KCBS’ Ted Goldberg Reports:

Police and the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office are investigating the relationship between the victims.

An eyewitness said both victims appeared to have been shot in the head.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283 or the police non-emergency dispatch line at (408) 277-8900.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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