MECHANICSBURG – A Navy civilian police officer at Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg has died from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The officer died Monday at 11:25 p.m. after he was flown from the base to Penn State Hershey Medical Center, base commanding officer Capt. Kyle Bryan said.
Bryan said the officer, a 10-year veteran of NSA Mechanicsburg’s police force, reported for duty at 9 p.m. A short time later, he was found shot in police headquarters.
The 36-year-old man was also a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard and a 2008 Iraqi Freedom Veteran, Bryan said.