A 23-year-old police officer died after shooting himself while on duty in a koban in Yuki, Ibaraki Prefecture, police said Monday.
According to police, the officer was found in the toilet at the koban at around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Fuji TV reported. He was bleeding from a bullet wound to the head and his pistol was lying at his feet. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police said there was no note to indicate why the officer might have committed suicide.© Japan Today