UPDATED (2:50 p.m.)—Aberdeen police said the man who was found dead Tuesday in the front seat of his car in an Aberdeen parking lot died of a self-inflicted gunshot.
In a news release Wednesday afternoon, the Aberdeen Police Department—citing its own investigation and the results of an autopsy at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner—said the man died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Initially, during the course of the investigation Tuesday night, Aberdeen police Cpl. Larry Wade told Patch the man had sustained multiple gunshots.
The man’s family has been notified, but his identity is not being made public.
The man was found in his car in the parking lot of a new and still-vacant office complex along MD Route 22 around 5 p.m., when a male resident was walking his dog along the property.
Earlier report (10:06 a.m. on Wednesday)—Aberdeen police are investigating the death of a man found Tuesday evening slumped in the front seat of his car in an Aberdeen parking lot.
Patch first reported the death Tuesday night while police were on the scene at a new office complex located along MD Route 22 next to the Target shopping center.
In a post on its Facebook page at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday, the Aberdeen Police Department said it is still investigating the death.
Police identified the male as an adult and said he was located in his own car.
In an interview Tuesday, Cpl. Larry Wade told Patch that the man had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
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