Person killed by gunshot wound found outside Atascadero police station

November 21, 2022


An officer on Sunday evening found a person dead of a gunshot wound inside a vehicle outside the Atascadero Police Department, police said.

The officer checked on a vehicle parked in the police department’s public parking lot at approximately 5:23 p.m. It was then determined the sole occupant of the vehicle was deceased as a result of a gunshot wound, according to the police department.

Detectives began investigating the death. A police department investigation is ongoing, though officials say no foul play is suspected.

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No foul play with a gunshot? Sounds like foul play