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Man Rents Gun and Shoots Self at Naples Gun Range

NAPLES, Fla. – Collier County deputies swarmed a Naples gun range after a man rented a gun and proceeded to shoot himself.

It happened Friday afternoon at Naples Gun Range & Emporium located at 4651 Mercantile Ave.

A firearms expert said Friday night that mental evaluations are not required to rent weapons at Florida gun ranges. Anyone choosing to rent a gun must meet the age requirement, provide proper identification, and fill out a waiver.

It’s important for people who are struggling to seek help. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is available anytime at 1-800-273-8255.

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