JOLIET – A man who is believed to have shot himself was found dead Wednesday morning in a car in the parking lot at the Jewel-Osco near Larkin Avenue and Theodore Street in Joliet.
Police were called to the scene at 8:45 a.m. Security video showed the car arriving to the parking lot at 1:25 a.m. with no one approaching it, said Joliet Deputy Chief Al Roechner.
"We found him in the vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound in the head. There was a gun in the car," Roechner said.
The man was 27 years old.
An autopsy was to be performed Thursday.