“It was almost like an ambush attack,” Couple shot and killed by ex-lover

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MASSILLON, Ohio - Neighbors say a couple who had only been dating a short time was ambushed by someone police identified as an ex-boyfriend.

Authorities told FOX 8 that 33-year-old Mike Lovette and a woman were shot and killed Saturday night while sitting in a car outside of Lovette's home.

Police say the woman's ex-boyfriend is the alleged shooter.

"It was almost like an ambush attack, like he was waiting for him, you know what I mean? And left him no chance to talk or survive or anything," said Nino Melini, a neighbor told FOX 8.

Officers caught up with the alleged suspect, who reportedly tried to take his own life but survived.

"It's just crazy that something would happen like that over an act of jealousy is disgusting," Melini added.

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