PARKER, Colo. (CBS4)– A mother of two was shot and killed in a McDonald’s parking lot on Tuesday. Her ex-husband was found dead from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

The woman was shot at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday while her children were only a few feet away inside the fast food restaurant located at Main Street and Parker Road.

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Police said her ex-husband, Mark Royer, shot and killed her in the parking lot.

Royer is a former employee of the University of Colorado Denver. He is listed as the President of Renewed Hope Ministries in Parker, but neighbors told CBS4 the organization dissolved some time ago.

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Royer’s ex-wife had a restraining order against him.

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Police have not released the victim’s name but records show Royer was divorced from Donna Royer last year.

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Police later found Royer dead in his truck from what appears to be a self-inflicted gun shot wound.