Update: Suicide at North Seattle College early this morning
Suicide at North Seattle College early this morning UPDATE May 20, 3:35 p.m.
Since this case is a suicide and under investigation, SPD is unable to release the full report to the Ballard News-Tribune. However, SPD said that the victim died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. There are also reports that the man is a missing person.
According to North Seattle College (NSC) officials, at approximately 5:30 a.m. NSC security personnel found the body of an elderly man in a car parked near the NSC Department of Social and Health Services office.
NSC reported that the deceased man looked to have died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound and that security staff immediately called police.
NSC has confirmed that the man was not a student or an employee at the school.
The Ballard News-Tribune is waiting for an official statement from Seattle Police Department and the King County Medical Examiner, and will update details as they surface.
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