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The Artesia Police Department is currently investigating a death that occurred Saturday in Artesia.

A young male was found deceased in his vehicle Saturday evening on Missouri Avenue due to a gunshot wound.

The APD says the cause and manner of his death have yet to be determined by the Office of the Medical Investigator. The standard possible causes are all being investigated: homicide, suicide, accidental, or unknown.

The man’s immediately family is participating in the investigation, and no further details are being released at this time.