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Police say man shot himself in a Fuquay-Varina Kohl’s parking lot

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A man found in a Kohl’s parking lot Monday morning shot himself, according to Fuquay-Varina police.

The body of the 22-year-old man was found at about 8 a.m at 640 Lakestone Commons Ave. where a firearm was also located, WRAL first reported.

His death occurred “by shooting himself with a pistol,” according to a police incident report, which listed three guns found by police.

Police are waiting for an autopsy and continuing to investigate.

The News & Observer does not generally identify people who may be suicide victims.

This story will be updated once more information is available.

Ashad Hajela reports on public safety for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun. He studied journalism at New York University.
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