FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A 32-year-old man died Dec. 7 after authorities said he shot himself in the parking lot of Northside Hospital Forsyth.

Cumming Police Deputy Chief Aletha Barrett said hospital volunteers noticed a couple arguing in an SUV in the parking lot around 10 a.m. When witnesses noticed the argument escalating, hospital security was notified.

As the security officers were making their way to the couple, the husband reportedly shot himself. He was pronounced dead at 10:34 a.m. Officials have not released the man’s name at time of print.

The wife, who was in the driver’s seat, was unharmed. No one else was injured.

Barrett said the husband had cancer and was at the hospital for an appointment, which was what spurred the argument.

Georgia State Patrol, the Cumming Police Department and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the shooting.

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