Nanaimo man dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Nanaimo, BC – On June 20th 2017, at around 0440hrs, the Nanaimo RCMP responded to a report of a deceased male in a parking lot in the 2000 block of Island Hwy North.

Officers located a 26 year old Nanaimo resident, deceased from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. It appears that the man had died prior to police being contacted.

“Police, and the BC Coroner’s Service are investigating this incident, however foul play is not suspected at this time reported,” Cpl. Jon STUART of the Nanaimo RCMP. “The family has been notified, and any further queries are to be directed to the BC Coroner’s service.”

Police File # 2017-19215

Nanaimo RCMP

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