JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A shooting early Tuesday morning inside an apartment at atKendall Town was a murder-suicide.

Officers responded to reports of a disturbance, with the call upgraded to shots fired while they were en route.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office later identified the victims as Michelle Simpson, 44, and Stephen Harford who is also 44 years of age.

Assistant Chief Chris Bulter said the couple were boyfriend and girlfriend and had lived in the apartment since February.

Butler said the woman's 11-year-old daughter was also home at the time. The girl is now with other family according to JSO.