- Associated Press - Thursday, June 9, 2016

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Police say a man has fatally shot himself in the parking lot of a Mesa hospital.

The name and age of the man wasn’t immediately released.

Mesa police and fire crews responded to reports of a self-inflicted gunshot wound reported from the Banner Desert Medical Center’s emergency room parking lot about 10 a.m. Thursday.

Police say a man was loaded into an ambulance and later died from his injuries.

They say three shell casings were marked on the parking lot ground and a gun was placed into an evidence bag.

Police say they are investigating the shooting.

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