Police: Man shoots himself to death in Brunswick Giant Eagle, officers cordon off area to investigate

Giant Eagle speaks out after tragic shooting

Police: Man shoots himself to death in Brunswick Giant Eagle, officers cordon off area to investigate

BRUNSWICK, OH (WOIO) - Police cordoned off the Brunswick Giant Eagle on Tuesday after a man shot and killed himself inside the busy Center Road grocery store.

The incident occurred at about 2:47 p.m.

The supermarket chain issued the following statement after the incident:

“We are heartbroken over the tragic event that took place in our Brunswick Giant Eagle this afternoon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted by the incident, including our Team Members and customers. We are grateful for the efforts of the first responders and are continuing to work with the authorities as they investigate the matter. We are offering support to all of our customers and Team Members, and have temporarily closed the location with plans to resume normal hours of operation by tomorrow morning.”

It’s not yet clear what prompted the man to publicly kill himself.

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