Man shoots himself outside police department

A man, 70, shot himself in the parking lot behind the St. Anthony Police Department Tuesday, according to the Star Tribune.

Robert Hockert parked his SUV and then got out and shot himself in the chest with a 12-gauge shotgun, the Pioneer Press reported.

A woman driving by saw Hockert and told police.

Hockert has a history of "business setbacks" in california, the Star Tribune said.

Hockert moved back to Minnesota because he grew up here and has grown children and other relatives here.

A woman driving by saw Hockert and told police.

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