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Shelton man takes his own life

Shelton-Mason County Journal of Shelton, Washington

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A 28-year-old Shelton man took his own life Saturday, May 14.

Shelton police officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street at 1:28 a.m. Saturday following a report of gunfire heard in the area.

Officers soon found Andrew Damien Canfield, 28, dead in the front yard.

Following an argument with his wife, Canfield exited the residence with a shotgun. She called 911 and witnessed him shoot himself while on the line with dispatchers.

Original Publication Date: May 19, 2011

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