• Man shot in head, crashes into Melbourne restaurant

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    MELBOURNE, Fla. - A man with a gunshot to his head was found in a pickup truck that crashed through a Melbourne restaurant, said Melbourne authorities.
     
    The crash happened Tuesday evening at That Little Restaurant on Wickham Road.
     
    Authorities said no patrons were injured.
     
    Officials said they first thought 49-year-old Jeffrey King had suffered injuries in the crash. But officers said they discovered he had a single gunshot wound to the head.

    Officers said they found a firearm at the scene. Detectives said they believe the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

    The case remains under investigation.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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