RIDGELAND — Police in Ridgeland are investigating the shooting deaths of two people.

Police say the victims were found in an apartment shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say the victims were 35-year-old Tameeka Nicole Welch, who lived in the apartment and 22-year-old Chad Kyle Beckett, also of Ridgeland.

The bodies have been taken to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for autopsies.

Officers say each of the victims had been shot several times.