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MULBERRY, Fla. (WFLA) — A person died in what deputies say appeared to be an attempted murder-suicide in Mulberry Sunday night.

A spokesperson for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office told 8 On Your Side that the homicide happened in the area of Bailey Road. Deputies were dispatched to the area at 9:16 p.m. on a shooting call.

Initially, the sheriff’s office said it appeared to be a murder-suicide but later reported the suspect actually survived the attempted suicide and was in a hospital.

As of this report, it is unknown what the two people’s relationship was.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.