Late on Saturday, the Lakewood Police Department received an emergency call from a woman at 868 S. Reed Court. She said her husband had a gun -- and unfortunately, he appears to have used it.
When cops arrived, they heard a shot. They immediately called SWAT and evacuated the building via reverse-911. But Karen Kulikowski and Larry O'Rourke were apparently already dead.
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Their bodies were found inside their apartment unit shortly thereafter. O'Rourke was 63. Kulikowski was fifty. The supposition based on these basic facts: murder-suicide.
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