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UPDATE: Names released in Cedar Rapids murder-suicide

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Cedar Rapids Police have released the names of two people killed in a shooting at an apartment complex parking lot.

Police on Monday said LuElla Koopman, 52, died Friday when she was shot by Dennis Lee Koopman, 54, who then killed himself.

The Koopmans were married, but investigators believe they were in the process of a divorce.

Police say Dennis Koopman either followed his wife to the residence or waited for her arrival.

Investigators say he then blocked in her vehicle before getting out of his vehicle, yelling something and opening fire with a long gun.

LuElla Koopman was struck multiple times and died. Her husband then used the long gun to kill himself.

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The Cedar Rapids Police Department confirms officers are investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide on the southwest side of town Friday evening.

Police arrived at the 6100 block of Dean Road SW Friday before 6 p.m. to find the bodies of a man and a woman.

Authorities are not releasing names or additional details on the victims at this time, and emphasize there is no danger to the public. 
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