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Police investigate apparent suicide in New London

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New London — City police were investigating an apparent suicide late Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the CVS on Bank Street.

Chief Peter Reichard said the incident was reported shortly after 4 p.m. and an out-of-state man born in 1991 was transported from the scene with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police were investigating a vehicle with a Michigan license plate in the parking lot.

Police later said in a news release that the death does not appear to be suspicious. The man's name was being witheld pending notification of his family, the release said. Anyone with information concerning the incident is urged to contact city police at (860) 447-5269, ext. 0, or anonymously by texting NLPDTip plus the information to 847411.


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