Man kills himself in parking lot of restaurant in Hammond

2013-08-26T18:30:00Z 2013-08-26T20:15:05Z Man kills himself in parking lot of restaurant in HammondTimes Staff
August 26, 2013 6:30 pm  • 

HAMMOND | A 20-year-old man killed himself Monday in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Hammond, police said.

The shooting happened around noon at the McDonald's in the 7400 block of Kennedy Avenue. Hammond police Lt. Richard Hoyda said the man shot himself in the head inside a car. The death was ruled a suicide.

Hoyda said police weren't sure if the man worked at the fast food restaurant or if he had a connection to the business. There was no one else in the vehicle during the time of the shooting.

Employees from McDonald's declined to comment.

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