Saint John Police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found inside a home Monday afternoon.

Police were asked to conduct a well-being check at a home on Red Head Road around 4 p.m.

Upon entering the home, police say the officers heard what they believed was a gunshot.

Residents in the area were evacuated from their homes and the scene was contained.

A tactical police unit entered the home and discovered the bodies of a 51-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman inside.

Police say their names won’t be released at this time and their deaths remain under investigation.

Investigators would not comment on the relationship between the victims.