Police believe man accidentally shot himself in Westbrook apartment

Posted May 04, 2012, at 9:08 a.m.

WESTBROOK, Maine — Police say a 29-year-old man is dead after he accidentally shot himself in an apartment on Westbrook’s Brown Street.

Police are still investigating, but initial indications are that the gunshot was accidental and self-inflicted, according to a release from Westbrook police Lt. Michael Nugent.

Officers responded to the apartment at about 3:30 a.m. Friday and unsuccessfully attempted to resuscitate the victim, whose name has not yet been released.