BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — A 69-year-old man is believed to have fatally shot himself Wednesday morning in Kiwanis Park in Baxter Springs.

Baxter Springs police responded to a call at 8:57 a.m. reporting a shot fired in the park and discovered the man dead. He had a gunshot wound to his head. His body was taken to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy, police said.

The name of the man was being withheld pending notification of family members.

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