Irvine: Man Takes Own Life In Walmart Parking Lot

08.25.2019 | 4:26 PM | IRVINE – A man took his own life in a crowded Walmart parking lot, Sunday evening.

Authorities responded to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of the Walmart Supercenter located in the 16500 block of Von Karman Avenue around 4:26 PM.

Units arriving on scene located a man suffering from a gunshot wound near a vehicle in the parking lot.

Firefighter paramedics pronounced the man deceased on scene from his injuries.

A large portion of the parking lot was cordoned off while authorities investigated the circumstances leading up to the incident.

Police were accommodating of patrons, including back-to-school shoppers, who had their vehicles stuck in the incident scene.

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