(CBS DETROIT) – The Oakland County Sheriff’s department is investigating after a 65-year-old man shot himself in Independence Township.

It happened Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of Algonquin Boulevard.

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The man’s wife told deputies she and her husband had been consuming alcohol and had a verbal altercation. She said her husband went upstairs, and she then heard a loud bang.

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According to deputies, she went upstairs and saw her husband had shot himself. She also told deputies her husband suffered from depression.

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