SANTA CLARITA ( — A man and woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide in the parking lot of a shopping center in Stevenson Ranch were married, investigators said Monday.

The shooting occurred just before 9 p.m. Sunday outside a FedEx store in the 24900 block of Pico Canyon Road, said Deputy Crystal Hernandez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

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“Evidence at the location indicates the couple exited the FedEx store together,” said Hernandez. “The husband shot his wife and then himself. The weapon was recovered at the scene.”

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Investigators have indicated the couple came to the business in separate cars, and the shooting happened after they left the business, according to KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou.

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The circumstances preceding the incident were still under investigation, Hernandez said.