Sebastian man commits suicide at neighbor’s home

A man was found dead of a suicide at his neighbor's home in Sebastian, Florida.
A man was found dead of a suicide at his neighbor's home in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – On Wednesday, officers responded to a call at the 800 block of Lance Street in reference to gunshots being fired.

According to Lt. Wood of the Sebastian Police Department, a man walked across the street to a neighbor’s home and shot himself.

Neighbors reported hearing “a couple of shots” before finding the man deceased.

One neighbor said the man shot the neighbor’s car first, then walked into the front yard where he shot himself.

Police are still investigating.

Anyone who is suicidal may receive immediate help by logging onto Suicide.org or by calling 1-800-SUICIDE. Suicide is preventable, and if you are feeling suicidal, you must get help. So please visit Suicide.org or call 1-800-SUICIDE immediately.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.