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Man dies in suicide at Hillsborough gun range

TAMPA — A man died after committing suicide at a shooting range Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The man was in one of the shooting stalls at Shoot Straight, 3909 N U.S. 301, when he shot himself shortly before 4 p.m., according to Hillsborough County sheriff's officials.

Deputies later confirmed by watching surveillance video that the gunshot was self-inflicted.

Eight others were in nearby shooting stalls but did not see the shooting, officials said.

Authorities identified the man as Robert Chan, 37, of St. Petersburg. He was taken to Tampa General Hospital but later died.

Man dies in suicide at Hillsborough gun range 12/19/10 [Last modified: Sunday, December 19, 2010 7:38pm]
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