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Man found fatally shot in Harrisburg identified; death is still under investigation

A city spokesperson said it is believed that Julius M. Snead, 39, may have accidentally shot himself, but his death is still under investigation by Harrisburg Police
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Police are investigating after a 39-year-old man died in a shooting outside a vacant building in Harrisburg on Wednesday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Julius M. Snead, of Harrisburg, according to Dauphin County spokesperson Brett Hambright.

Snead's body was found outside a vacant building on the 2100 block of Jefferson St. early Wednesday afternoon.

An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday, but a ruling on the cause and manner of Snead's death has not been released.

A city spokesperson said Snead's death is being investigated as an accident. No one else is believed to have been involved in the case.

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