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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