Danielle Harris, 35, and Lasteven Huckabee, 35, have both been identified as the victims of the shooting.
A neighbor called the police just after 11 p.m. about a disturbance in the 3000 block of Ludgate Road, according to Shaker Heights Police Chief Wayne Hudson.
Officers found four children both inside and outside of the home. Officers rescued the children and learned their father had shot their mother, according to a press release from the Shaker Heights Police Department.
Officers forced their way into the home and found two people dead in the basement.
According to Hudson, there were children in the home but they were not hurt. He also told Fox 8 News there is no threat to anyone in the community.
The names of the victims have not yet been released.