Wake Forest man dies following shooting

June 8, 2012 6:03:01 AM PDT
A Wake Forest man died Thursday evening after suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police.

Around 5 p.m. Thursday, Wake Forest Police were called about a shooting on West Chestnut Avenue.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 47-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was rushed to WakeMed, where he later died.

Authorities said an investigation revealed that he died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The man's name has not been released.

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