Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

The Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause of death in a fatal shooting this week at the RTSP Shooting Range in Randolph to be a suicide, according to a joint statement by Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Randolph Police Chief David Stokoe.

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The 28-year-old Morris County man died from injuries suffered in a gunshot wound to the chest that occurred on Monday evening at the shooting range, which is located on Route 10 East in Randolph.

As previously reported, at approximately, 4:59 p.m. on Nov. 30, the Randolph Police Department was notified of a shooting at RTSP.  Upon their response, it was learned that a 28 year old man fatally shot himself while inside the gun range.  He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

This matter is considered to be an isolated incident.  No other persons were involved in this incident and no criminal charges are expected.

Due to the nature of this incident, as a suicide, no further details as to the identity of the decedent will be released.

This matter is being investigated by Randolph Police, the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigation Section, and the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Any inquiries can be directed to Deputy Chief Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected].