Cops: Yonkers Man Hospitalized After Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

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A Yonkers man is in the hospital after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police. Above, the home at 26 Rugby Road. Photo Credit: Suzanne Samin
Yonkers police's Mobile Command Center on the scene at Rugby Road this morning surrounding a home with an armed man reportedly inside. Photo Credit: Suzanne Samin

YONKERS, N.Y. -- UPDATED 11:55 a.m. Police located a Yonkers man in his home at 26 Rugby Road Thursday with an apparent self-inflicted shotgun wound to his face, according to a police statement.

The man was conscious at the time and was moved by Empress Ambulance to a local trauma center.

The incident put School 29 on lockdown, but police say it was never in danger. The lockdown at the school has been lifted

The investigation is ongoing and police said one handgun and two rifles were located in the house.

No other injuries were reported. The man lives with other family members, but he is believed to have been alone at the time.

The Daily Voice will have more information as it becomes available.

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