Man found dead at Super 8 motel in Wallkill

Police believe the man shot himself. (3/13/14)

WALLKILL - A man was found dead at an Orange County motel this morning.

Police were called to Super 8 motel in Wallkill just before 9 a.m. after reports of a shooting. After forcing their way into a room, police say they found the victim dead inside. Police believe he took his own life.

Police Chief Robert Hertman says he doesn't believe there's any danger to the public and it appears the shooting was self-inflicted.

The investigation remains ongoing. Police have not released the identity of the victim.

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