According to the Elizabethton Police Department two people were found dead Sunday afternoon inside a Garden Road Home.

We’re told 43-year-old Melissa Griffin and 49-year-old Michael Griffin both died of gunshot wounds.

Police said upon discovering the death of Mr. and Mrs. Griffin Sunday afternoon, officers did receive information from a nearby resident of hearing a sound that could have been gunshots at approximately 3:00 - 3:30am.  

Officers did locate evidence of multiple gun shots being fired inside of the home, and a firearm was recovered from the scene.  

Police say there is no indication that any other parties were involved in the shootings.