Man who died of self-inflicted gunshot wound identified

May 15, 2012 at 12:15 a.m.

The name of a man who died on Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as James Schneider.

Schneider, 52, of Victoria, was found dead in his home in the 2700 block of Locust Avenue after an almost five-hour standoff with police, said Victoria Police spokeswoman Sgt. Eline Moya.

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Richard Castillo ruled the death a suicide.

An autopsy was not ordered, Castillo said.



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