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Man shoots self at Lewisville mall

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A man involved in an argument with a woman shot himself while being escorted out of Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville, police say.

Shortly after 4 p.m., Lewisville police were sent to the mall at FM3040 and Interstate 35E for an unknown problem. Police learned a woman was having a verbal argument with a male acquaintance. Mall security arrived to escort the man from the property when he removed a handgun from his clothing and shot himself, according to an e-mail from Capt. Kevin Deaver of the Lewisville Police Department.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His identity is not being released pending notification of relatives.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.