Amarillo Police and Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center have confirmed a suicide occurred just after 7 a.m. on the VA’s property.

The veteran died from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

In order to protect the Veteran’s privacy, the VA will not share any additional details.

Officials with the VA say:

Our deepest condolences are extended to friends and family of the Veteran. We are cooperating with local authorities on the investigation.

We urge Veterans experiencing a crisis as well as their family members to contact the Veterans Crisis Line at (800)273-8255 (press 1). This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.