Man Commits Suicide at Timonium Gun Range
Police officers found a man dead in the gun range at Continental Arms.
A man shot and killed himself Thursday evening at a Timonium gun shop and firing range, according to Baltimore County police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter.
Police responded to a 911 call regarding a shooting at the Continental Arms firing range a little after 5 p.m., Thursday.
It was determined at the scene that the man died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound. Two police cruisers remained in the upper parking lot on Deereco Road as of 6 p.m.
There were no other injuries reported.
Individuals seeking to rent a gun at Continental Arms must first provide a driver's license or some other form of government-issued identification. First time range shooters must also read over the rules and regulations of the range before obtaining a gun, in addition to filling out paperwork.
Patrons are often quizzed verbally on the rules, Patch has observed on a number of occasions.
Additionally, all ammunition used at the range must be purchased there.
It is unclear at this time if the deceased was a regular shooter at the firing range.
The deceased was found in the firing range area at Continental Arms and not the gun shop.
Continental Arms is located at 9603 Deereco Road in Timonium.
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