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Man shoots himself in the neck in parking lot of LA Fitness.

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Police investigators outside the parking lot where a man was found shot. PHOTO: Georgio Dano.
Police investigators outside the parking lot where a man was found shot. PHOTO: Georgio Dano.

Travis-Chelsea, Staten Island- A 39-year-old man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the neck yesterday morning, according to officials.

Police say they received reports of a man shot inside a parking lot located near 141 East Service Road at approximately 9:17 a.m. —when emergency responders arrived on scene, they found a male unconscious and unresponsive in area adjacent to the LA Fitness gym.

The injured man was transported by EMS to Richmond University Medical Center where he was initially listed in critical condition, an NYPD spokesperson stated.

After the shooting, police detectives were observed going door-to-door in the area and talking to residents.

Police officials did not immediately provide any information on the circumstances leading up to the shooting.