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Beverly Hilton shooting: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide

June 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at the Beverly Hilton.

Beverly Hills Police responded to the hotel at 9876 Wilshire Blvd. at 10:50 p.m. and discovered the bodies of an elderly man and woman inside a room.

The couple was described as a white man about 70 years old and a white woman approximately 56, both deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. They were not identified.

Police believe the deaths were the result of a murder-suicide, but an investigation continues.

The couple were reportedly longtime residents of the hotel.

The 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards went ahead as planned Saturday night.