RIDGELAND - An apparent domestic dispute ended with a shooting today leaving one dead and one in the hospital according to law enforcement officials.

The shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Exam One office at 966 Northpark Drive in Ridgeland just before noon Friday.

Police officials reported that the incident stemmed from a dispute between a husband and wife who were separated. Their identities have yet to be released by authorities.

They did report that the man is in his early 50s and the woman is in her mid 40s.

According to Police Chief Jimmy Houston the man showed up to his wife's place of work where she met him in the parking lot. He then shot her twice before turning the gun on himself.

The woman was taken to the hospital with Houston saying he did not know her condition. The man was confirmed dead on the scene.