Deputies now say a shooting death on Sunday in Onslow County has been ruled self-inflicted.
The call came in around 2:10 p.m. Sunday to a home on Blue Creek Road.
Deputies say the 27-year-old man shot himself in front of his wife and four-year-old child.
An autopsy performed Monday morning confirmed that the man's wound was consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says that it is investigating a shooting death.
Information is limited, but officials say that the shooting happened Sunday afternoon on Blue Creek Road and left a 27-year-old man dead.
Blue Creek Road is located off of Highway 258 and is West of Jacksonville.
The investigation is ongoing.