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Suicide Suspected In Shooting Death Near Lincoln Memorial

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — D.C. police are investigating a shooting death near the Lincoln Memorial as an apparent suicide.

The victim was found in West Potomac Park on Sunday morning.

Police received multiple calls about the shooting around 8 a.m. according to NBC 4.

A police spokesman says there are no signs of foul play, so officers believe the death to be a suicide. The death remains under investigation.

Metropolitan Police are leading the investigation, WNEW has confirmed.

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