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Self-Inflicted Gunshot Death Reported In Easton

A person was reported dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Easton Tuesday, according to the Easton Courier.
A person was reported dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Easton Tuesday, according to the Easton Courier. Photo Credit: Erin Lynch

EASTON, Conn. -- A person died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Easton Tuesday, according to the Easton Courier.

Police were contacted Tuesday morning by somebody who knew about a possible suicide attempt, the Easton Courier reported. The person and their vehicle were located in the rear of a property on Black Rock Road, the Easton Courier said.

The victim was pronounced dead at 11:30 a.m. by Easton Emergency Medical Service technicians, according to the Easton Courier. Police Chief Tim Shaw told the Easton Courier that the victim, who was not a resident of Easton, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The body was taken to the office of the State Medical Examiner and an autopsy will be performed, the Easton Courier reported.

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