Police Operation Underway: Man Dead From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound
A critical police investigation is underway after a man died from a self-inflicted gun wound in Sydney.
Police were called to a property on Ridge Road in Engadine at about 7 am on Friday morning following reports of a domestic situation.
Police believe shots were fired outside the home and a 56-year-old man suffered a minor gunshot wound to the forehead. He was treated at the scene by paramedics.
Police also located an 81-year-old man as he tried to leave the property in a vehicle. When police tired to stop the man from leaving, he turned the firearm on them.
The then fired a shot and suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound to his neck.
The man died at the scene.
Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Coroner will also provide a ruling to determine the man's cause of death once more information becomes available.
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