Gage County Law Officers Investigate Gunshot Death

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s are investigating the gunshot death of a 52-year-old man, near Adams.

Authorities were sent to a home along Nebraska Highway 43, at about 9:25 p.m., Sunday.  Sheriff’s officers received a witness report of possibly hearing a gunshot.  Adams Rescue personnel were also dispatched to the home.

When deputies arrived, they found a male in the bathroom of the residence with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.   The man was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity has not been released.

The Gage County Attorney’s Office did not order an autopsy in the death.