Tempe Police: Man dies following self-inflicted gunshot wound at indoor shooting range
TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe Police say a man has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at an indoor shooting range.
Officers were called to the scene at around 2:28 p.m. near Priest Drive and Warner Road on Aug. 8.
"There is no threat to the public and all patrons safe," read a portion of the statement.
The following day, Tempe Police Sgt. Steven Carbajal stated, "Early investigation showed the gunshot wound was accidental by the victim. The individual is now deceased. As of this afternoon Tempe Police Detectives have determined this incident to be a suicide."
The man was identified as Bob Chen.
Carbajal says Chen worked as a swimming coach in the Valley with several swim clubs and schools.
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