Police: Man Died From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At Bethany Apartment


Friday, January 4th 2013, 2:35 pm
By: News 9


Police say a man found dead at an apartment in Bethany Thursday afternoon actually shot himself.

Oklahoma City and Bethany police responded to a shooting around 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Western Oaks apartment complex located at N.W. 23rd Street and Glade.

When officers arrived, they found one adult man with a gunshot wound to the chest inside one of the apartments. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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On Friday, police determined that the man actually shot himself in the chest. The man's son and a friend were inside the apartment. They were questioned and released.

Investigators say the man had health problems and left goodbye messages for family.

Police have not released the man's identity.