Police: Woman shoots self at Maui firing range

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Maui police are investigating the apparent suicide of a woman taking a firearms education safety class.

Police say the 44-year-old Lahaina woman was participating in the class at the Ukumehame Firing Range on Sunday.

Police say that without warning, she put the barrel of a loaded revolver under her chin and pulled the trigger. She had loaded the .22-caliber revolver herself.

Police say instructors who witnessed the shooting had no time to react before the gun was fired.

The name of the woman is being withheld pending notification of her family.

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