An elderly man reportedly shot himself dead after police officers attempted to execute a search warrant at his home in Texarkana, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 4.

Officers from the Texarkana Texas Police Department (TTPD) were attempting to execute a search warrant in connection with a felony investigation at the home of an unnamed 87-year-old man in the 3700 block of Galleria Oaks Drive in Texarkana, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 4. However, as the officers approached the elderly man's residence and tried to make contact with him, the homeowner walked out the back door of the house and shot himself dead, KTAL NBC 6 News reported. 

The 87-year-old man, whose name has not been released by the authorities, was confirmed dead due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the scene.

According to TTPD Sergeant Shawn Vaughn, there was no one else inside the home at the time of the incident.

The police department has not released details regarding the nature of the investigation that brought the officers to the Texarkana home with the warrant.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a 20-year-old man reportedly killed himself out of depression after he was taken to a police station in connection with a case in West Delhi, India on Sunday, Feb. 13, Latin Times reported.  

The youth, identified only as Suraj, was called to the police station in Mayapuri, West Delhi on Feb. 13 to help the police in identifying a suspect in a mobile phone snatching case reported on Jan. 3, 2022. Police officers called Suraj to the station as their investigation revealed that the user of the stolen phone was in contact with Suraj.

After identifying the accused, Suraj left the police station and went home. Later in the evening, Suraj recorded a video on his device saying that he had slumped into a deep depression as he couldn’t bear the humiliation his family would face after they come to know that he was called to the police station. 

Suraj further claimed that the social image and honor of his parents has been hit because he was taken to a police station before adding that nobody is responsible for his suicide. After recording the video, Suraj committed suicide by hanging himself in his shanty. 

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