Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 22, 2012

Police: Shooting range death self-inflicted


— TRAVERSE CITY — A man who died of a gunshot wound at a local shooting range shot himself, police said.

The incident occurred at Shooters Indoor Gun & Archery Range in Blair Township Tuesday afternoon.

Police today said the East Jordan man, 55, shot himself.

“It’s very clearly a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” Grand Traverse Undersheriff Nate Alger said. “No other shooters were on the range at the time of the incident.”

Alger wouldn’t say if the shooting appeared intentional.

For more on this story, see Thursday’s Record-Eagle.