Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide Monday evening.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Monday near E. Center Cross Street and Franklin Street in Edinburgh.

Police say 30-year-old Kevin Stitt rode a moped to the intersection of E. Center Cross and Franklin. When he stopped, he reached under the seat and pulled out a handgun, then shot the female victim before shooting himself.

Stitt was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was taken to Methodist Hospital, where she later died. Her identity has not yet been released. Police have also not said what the woman's relationship to Stitt, if any, may be.