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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134234.015 Event: 03/21/2021Ems Employee Is Killed By Gunshot Wound To Head
At 9:30 p.m. on March 21, 2021, Employee #1 and a coworker were sitting in recli ners watching television between EMS runs in an EMS trailer. The employee was ha ndling a recently purchased Ruger SCCY 9MM handgun. The employee pulled the slid e and released it chambering a round. He then placed the barrel underneath his c hin and pulled the trigger discharging a 9mm round into his the head. The emplo yee was killed.
Keywords: emergency response, gun, gunshot, head, suicide
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1521145.015 Fatality Emt & Paramedics

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