WAXHAW — Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) deputies and Waxhaw Police Department officers found a deceased male with a gunshot wound on Sunday (Aug. 9) around 8:20 a.m. on Bonds Grove Church Road near Providence Road, according to a social media post from UCSO on the same day.

The deceased male was reportedly near his vehicle. All evidence collected by detectives and CSI indicated the fatal injuries were self-inflicted, according to the post.

“Out of respect for the victim’s family, we routinely do not post information on these matters but when the social media rumors begin circulating, it sometimes becomes necessary,” according to the social media post.