State Patrol Investigating Suicide In David City

DAVID CITY- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident during which a subject died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while talking with law enforcement officers in David City.

The incident occurred Tuesday at 5:10 p.m., when David City officers and Butler County deputies were called to a report of a suicidal party at a residence in the 200 block of N. 4th Street in David City. The subject was located on a back porch of the residence and was observed with a handgun. After lengthy attempts to convince the subject not to harm himself, the subject fired one shot at himself. Officers immediately provided aid.

The subject was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.