SARASOTA -- A man died Friday afternoon after he shot himself in the head inside a shooting range in Sarasota, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
At 2:53 p.m., the sheriff's office was called to the Take Aim Gun Range, 1865 61st St., Sarasota for a reports of a shooting, according to a news release.
The man, who was in his 70's, had come to the range to shoot with two friends. Afterward, as the friends were getting ready to leave, the man turned the gun on himself and fired, the release states.
The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.
His name has not yet been released as law enforcement is working to notify his next of kin.