A Bergenfield man died of an apparent suicide at his home early Monday evening, authorities confirmed.
The 40-year-old man shot himself dead with a hollow-point in an upstairs bedroom while his wife was downstairs at their home off Prospect Avenue near the Dumont border shortly after 5:30 p.m., responders said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene of a single gunshot wound, they said.
Borough police and the Bergen County Medical Examiner's Office responded. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office was notified.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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