Police in central Kentucky say two people are dead after gunfire broke out in a hospital parking lot.  It happened in Cynthiana about 30 miles north of Lexington.

Police say 40-year-old Frederick Niman fatally shot his wife, Kim, then shot himself in the head.  The two were recently separated.

Kim Niman died at the scene and her husband died later at a Lexington hospital.  Police are calling the shootings a murder suicide.  They also say Frederick Niman was an employee at the hospital.