Paramedics rushed to a home at Columbus Avenue and Cedar Brook Lane at about 9 p.m., when they learned a man had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. Officers rounded up a woman and two children who were inside the home at the time for questioning, but Perkins police Chief Ken Klamar said their accounts of the night were consistent.
“Everything we’ve had at this point points to a very unfortunate incident,” Klamar said. “It looks like he took his own life.”
Investigators took gunshot residue samples from each of the witnesses and are awaiting autopsy results, Klamar said. State crime lab agents assisted Perkins police in processing the scene and will be present at the autopsy scheduled for this morning.