A man shot himself in the head in public view in Old Town Temecula today.
The apparent suicide was reported around 2:30 p.m. in the 42000 block of Main Street at the historic Hotel Temecula.
Dressed in a brown jacket and blue jeans, the bearded middle-aged man was discovered slumped in a rocking chair on the hotel's porch. He was bleeding from the head and a pistol was found in his right hand.
His identity has not been released and the sheriff's department is investigating.
More details to follow.