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Police: Man dead after shooting himself at Inova Fairfax Hospital

Police: Man in custody after shooting himself at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Anna-Lysa Gayle/ABC7)

A 64-year-old man is dead after police say he shot himself at Inova Fairfax Hospital Tuesday night.

At around 8:50 p.m., police say they received reports of a patient with a gun at the hospital.

After working to peacefully de-escalate the situation after the shooting, police say the man was placed in police custody and receiving medical treatment.

He was pronounced dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound a short time later, police say.

This story is breaking and will be updated.

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