Aransas Pass man attempts suicide

A 49-year-old Aransas Pass man was found in his vehicle at the rest area on IH 37 four miles northeast of Pleasanton shortly before 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning suffering from a single gunshot wound to his head.

Atascosa County sheriff’s investigators recovered a pistol and a note believed to have been written by the man.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio where he is in critical condition.

“At this time all evidence indicates the gunshot was self-inflicted,” said Sheriff David Soward.

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