SHERIFF: Onslow County Shooting Ruled Self-Inflicted

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.

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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.