2 dead in Janesville murder-suicide; love triangle was motive, police say

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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) — Two people are dead following a murder-suicide Thursday night, according to Janesville Police.

Officials say they responded to the 1100 block of Kellogg Avenue after given notice about several shots fired. They later found the two victims dead at the scene.

According to police, a 43-year-old Madison man shot a 27-year-old Janesville man after finding him with a 28-year-old Madison woman, with whom the two were romantically involved.

Janesville Police said the two men were employed at B&G Foods in Stoughton. When the Janesville victim did not appear for his shift, the perpetrator allegedly suspected that he was with the woman, an ex-girlfriend, and drove to a trailer home in Janesville to confront the pair.

There, police said the man fired 9 to 10 shots, killing the 27-year-old, before turning the gun on himself.

The identities of the two men have not been released.

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