Man being led out of Lewisville mall pulls gun, kills himself

Posted Monday, Jan. 14, 2013  Print Reprints



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A man being escorted out of a Lewisville mall by security guards Monday afternoon pulled a gun and shot himself, police reported.

The man was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital, Capt. Kevin Deaver, a Lewisville police spokesman, said in a news release.

No one else was hurt.

Police were dispatched shortly after 4 p.m. to Vista Ridge Mall, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway.

"A female was having a verbal argument with a male acquaintance," Deaver wrote. "Mall security arrived on the scene and began escorting him from the property.

"The person removed a handgun from his clothing and shot himself."

He had not been identified by late Monday.

2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville, TX
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