(KRON) — A man and a woman were shot Tuesday evening at an Oakley home in what appears to be a possible domestic violence incident, according to the police department.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Pecan Court around 4:50 p.m. for a welfare check after a caller reporter a woman did not show up for work. Police knocked on doors, spoke with neighbors and looked around the property.

Given the information at the time and not having seen anything suspicious, the officers left a card on the front door of the residence before clearing the call.

Less than an hour later, a neighbor went to the home and saw two people inside the the residence. Police responded and entered the home after seeing a woman in distress, OPD said. A man and woman were found with gunshot wounds.

The woman was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people were found inside the home with gunshot wounds, Oakley police said. According to police, the fatal incident appears to be a result of possible domestic violence.

Resources for domestic violence:

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE
  • Family Justice Center: 925-281-0970
  • Bay Area Legal Aid: 800-551-5554

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact OPD at 925-625-8855.

This is a developing story. Stick with us for updates.