OSHKOSH (WKOW) -- Authorities have named the man and the woman involved in a fatal standoff near Oshkosh Wednesday.
Oshkosh police identified the pair as 29-year-old Randy Lamb and 28-year-old Ashley Luka, both of Neenah.
Officials say Lamb's clothes and gun matched surveillance images of a man who robbed a liquor store in Vinland earlier that evening. The robbery happened around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.
Officers spotted Lamb and Luka speeding away and tried to stop them. That's when the standoff on Highway 41 began.
At about 6 p.m. officers heard two gunshots coming from the car carrying the suspects and deputies found the pair dead. No officers fired their weapons.
OSHKOSH (WKOW) -- Two suspects are dead following a standoff on a busy highway in Winnebago County.
Sheriff's officials say the man and woman apparently died of gunshot wounds inside the car, shots that were not fired by authorities. The man and woman were suspects in robbery at a liquor store and bar in Vinland and deputies tried to stop their vehicle on Highway 41 about 4 p.m. Wednesday. That's when the standoff on 41 between Highways 45 and 76 began.
Several law enforcement agencies responded, including a tactical unit. Traffic backed up for miles during the standoff. About 6 p.m. officers say they heard two gunshots coming from the vehicle. Deputies approached and found the two suspects dead.
Oshkosh police are leading the investigation.
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