Stevensville man found dead in local parking lot
STEVENSVILLE — Maryland State Police are investigating an apparent suicide in the parking lot of a local business early Wednesday.
Police responded shortly after midnight Oct. 10 to a 911 call reporting a man laying in the parking lot of Rams Head Shore House, 800 Main St., Stevensville. Troopers found a deceased man with a gunshot wound laying near a white passenger vehicle in the rear parking lot of the business, police said. One .38-caliber revolver was located next to him.
Investigators from the MSP Criminal Enforcement Division Upper Shore responded. They identified the man as Michael Gancie, 61, of Stevensville. He had a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest, investigators said.
Troopers notified Gancie’s next of kin. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone considering suicide is urged to seek help by calling the Maryland Crisis Hotline at 1-800-422-0009 or 211, press 1.