Crime

Coroner: Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound after police called to scene

A man who was transported late Saturday night to a local hospital with a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head has died, according to the Ada County Coroner’s Office.

Officers responded at about 11:09 p.m. Saturday in the area of 32nd Street and Hill Road after dispatch received calls about a 38-year-old Boise man firing a weapon outside. He then turned the gun on himself, according to a Boise Police press release.

The Idaho Statesman generally does not identify people who die by suicide.

Officers on scene requested paramedics who were staged nearby, and the man was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police. Detectives are investigating, and victim-witness coordinators provided support services to witnesses, according to the press release.

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