UPDATE: A 26-year-old North Arlington man shot and killed himself with a bullet to the head just before midnight, authorities confirmed.
The shooting at the Riverview Gardens garden apartment complex just off Ridge Road and the Belleville Turnpike was reported at 11:46 p.m., Acting Police Chief John Hearn said this morning.
Responding officers found the victim and a 9mm handgun nearby, he said.
The victim was pronounced dead at University Hospital in Newark about an hour later, Hearn said.
Although ruled a suicide, the incident continued to be investigated, he said.
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