'Security line - do not cross' plastic cordon tape around a pillar

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BRUNSWICK, OH (WOIO) – Police cordoned off the Brunswick Giant Eagle on Tuesday after a man reportedly shot himself inside the busy Center Road grocery store.

Officers gave few details, but said they were on scene to investigate a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The incident occurred at about 2:47 p.m.

The supermarket chain issued the following statement following the incident:

“We are heartbroken over the tragic event that took place in our Brunswick Giant Eagle this afternoon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted by the incident, including our Team Members and customers. We are grateful for the efforts of the first responders and are continuing to work with the authorities as they investigate the matter. We are offering support to all of our customers and Team Members, and have temporarily closed the location with plans to resume normal hours of operation by tomorrow morning.”



Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 News Cleveland

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