Augusta 39-year-old fatally shoots himself after police chase

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Published: Dec. 27, 2022 at 10:55 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 39-year-old man fatally shot himself after a pursuit involving law enforcement officers.

It happened July 30 and was erroneously reported Tuesday as a new incident.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of Shane Lord, of Augusta, according to Coroner Mark Bowen.

Lord died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after being involved in a pursuit with local law enforcement. Lord was taken to Augusta University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.