A man has been found shot to death behind a Walmart in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in what might have been a suicide, with a single shot to the side of his head and a .38 revolver found next to him.
From an article:
Thursday January 17, 2013, at approximately 9:00am, Martinsburg Police officers responded to the Wal-Mart on Foxcroft Avenue, in reference to a man down with a firearm beside him. Police officials say that upon arrival, officers found a white male lying between stacks of recycled debris with a Ruger .38 revolver next to him. Their preliminary investigation determined that the decedent had sustained a single gunshot to the side of the head and that one round had been fired from the handgun lying next him. It was also determined that the decedent had been lying in the position he was found in for several hours.
The man who has yet to be identified, is described as an older balding white male over 50 years of age with white hair. Police say that they believe the decedent had a physical impairment to his left hand. He was wearing a red polo shirt, black jeans a grey zipped hooded sweatshirt, a fanny pack and had black shoes on.
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed at the Charleston Medical Examiner’s Office on January 18, 2013.As of 1/18/13, the shooting has been ruled a suicide, but the deceased has not yet been identified.
Walmart. Save money. Die faster.