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Authorities release names of 2 shot near Vilonia

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VILONIA, AR (AP) - The Faulkner County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a double shooting outside Vilonia as a murder-suicide.

Authorities on Monday identified the dead as 32-year-old Stephanie Hermes and 50-year-old Kevin Battle.

The shooting was reported at about 10 a.m. Monday at a residence on Arkansas 236. Police said Battle was found dead and Hermes was airlifted to a local hospital, where she later died.

Investigators say the two were in a previous relationship.

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