Clinton police this afternoon have announced that one person is dead as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Clinton Women’s Club.
At 2:05 p.m. today, police received a call from staff at the club, located at 420 Fifth Ave. South. Staff members reported hearing a gunshot in the living quarters of the building. Staff members were told by police to leave the building.
At 4:10 p.m., officers from the hazardous entry team entered the living quarters and found a resident dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
No foul play is suspected, police say.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
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