Lincoln Police identify two people shot Saturday night

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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- Lincoln Police have identified a man found dead and a woman critically injured during a shooting on Saturday night.

LPD said Eric Garten, 58, died inside a home near SW 18th and W Jean around 11 p.m. on Saturday. Police said he suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Rachel Garten, 54, was also found at the scene. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after suffering a gunshot wound to the head. She remained in critical condition Monday.

Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said when officers arrived, they went to check on the well being of Rachel. When officers approached Eric in a bedroom, he raised a gun a took his own life, Bliemeister said.

Police said while they know Eric shot himself, they are still investigating the circumstances of Rachel's shooting.

There were no shots fired by Lincoln Police officers, and the investigation is ongoing.

Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said they are looking into all possibilities.