SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- One man is dead in an apparent suicide at a local medical center. Sparks Police officers responded to Northern Nevada Medical Center at approximately 1 p.m., on a report that a man had shot himself outside the main entrance.
When officers arrived the victim was already deceased, and a handgun was found near the body. At this time, the victim is believed to be a 67-year-old white male. His name will not be released until family can be located and notified.
According to Sparks Police, the investigation indicates that the male is a suicide victim. At this time, it is unknown if the man had any connection to the hospital. Further, it does not appear that the man ever made any attempt to enter the building, or that anyone was ever threatened by him.