Update 7:10 p.m. A man who apparently shot himself in a suicide attempt Friday morning inside a warehouse in northwest Redlands died later Sept. 20 at Loma Linda University Medical Center, a city spokesman said. The man's name was not released.
Posted 5 p.m. A man apparently shot himself in a suicide attempt Friday morning inside the Burlington Coat Factory warehouse in northwest Redlands, according to police.
The man was identified as a 46-year-old Colton residents and he was hospitalized, city spokesman Carl Baker said in a statement Sept. 20. The man's name was not released and an update on his condition was not available Friday afternoon.
Police and Fire Department
paramedics responded to the report of a gunshot victim inside the warehouse at 2200
Palmetto Ave. about 6:30 a.m. Sept.
20, Baker said.
"Inside the business they found the man suffering from an apparent
self-inflicted gunshot wound," Baker said. "Paramedics treated the victim at the
scene before he was transported by ambulance to LomaLindaUniversityMedicalCenter where he is
undergoing treatment. His current status is not known."
No one else was injured in the
shooting and a weapon was recovered at the scene, Baker said.
"The company evacuated the building
of all employees until the on-scene investigation was completed," Baker said.
Anyone with more info was urged to call Redlands Police Dispatch
at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tipsters can text 274637 using the