The fatal shooting of a man at Hoffman’s Gun Center and Indoor Shooting Range on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington on Wednesday morning was a suicide, police said.
A preliminary investigation showed that a 29-year-old man had suffered a “self-inflicted” gunshot wound around 10 a.m., Sgt. Christopher Perry said. The man was a customer using the shooting range.
Police initially cordoned off a rear parking lot at 2686 Berlin Turnpike with yellow crime tape, though it was removed by noon. Several Newington police cars were at the scene.
The front parking lot of the standalone business remained accessible to traffic throughout the morning. Hoffman’s features a...