Male kills himself outside north metro police station

The incident happened at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Centennial Lakes Police Department

A male killed himself outside a north metro police station on Tuesday morning.

The Centennial Lakes Police Department said there had been a "critical incident" on its property, which has since been confirmed as a suicide by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. 

According to a release, a male was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the police station at 54 North Road in Circle Pines. 

The body was discovered at 9 a.m., with police saying the male was not a police department employee. 

Centennial Lakes PD said there is "NO continuing danger to the community" and that no department personnel were involved or injured. 

An active investigation is ongoing and no further details are available. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is always available

The national network is available to help anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress with free and confidential emotional support. It's available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 

If you or anyone is in need of support, please call 1-800-273-8255. 

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