BALTIMORE (WJZ)—City police are investigating a double shooting in Canton on Thursday afternoon.

It happened in the 3600 block of Boston Street near the Shops At Canton Crossing, after gun fire was reported in the area.

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At the scene, police say a man and woman were found shot to death inside an SUV.

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“I figured it was a robbery,” one shopper said.

Shoppers watched in horror as police covered the vehicle to shield the scene.

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“It’s very shocking, I don’t ever recall something like this happening”

Authorities are calling the shooting a potential murder-suicide and that the victims appear to be in their 20’s.

City Councilman Jim Kraft sent out a message on his Facebook page put shoppers at ease saying the shooting wasn’t a random act, “We have been informed by the Baltimore City Police Department that the shooting that occurred today at Canton Crossing was a domestic incident. The shooting occurred within the automobile. This was not a random act. We will make more details available if and when we receive them.”

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The vehicle is being towed away to a crime lab, the motive for the shooting is still being investigated.