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Apparent suicide attempt in Medina City Hall lot


MEDINA — A man shot himself in the head in an apparent suicide attempt at about 7 this morning in the parking lot of city hall, police said.

Police responded to a report of a “suspicious vehicle” at city hall, 132 N. Elmwood Ave. That’s when they discovered a man inside the vehicle with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a news release from Police Chief Ed Kinney.

A firearm was recovered from the vehicle and detectives are investigating the incident, the release said.

The man was transported to Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital by the Life Support Team. He then was taken to Akron City Hospital by ambulance,

The condition of the man, whose name has not been released, is not known at this time.

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