NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Philadelphia police say an off-duty officer died Saturday morning after suffering a gunshot wound to his head in an apparent suicide.
Friday night, just before 11pm, they were called to a Northeast Philadelphia home in the 12000 block of Waldemire Drive.
Inside, they found a man shot in his head.
Then, police report, “Officers on the scene determined that the male was an off-duty Philadelphia police officer, 25-year-old Francis Seibert IV, assigned to the 24th District."
Seibert was taken to the hospital and died at 5:30am Saturday.
Also, according to police, “The Medical Examiner's preliminary determination is that the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.”
Police say Seibert had been with the department since Sept., 2014.
Now, witnesses are being interviewed as part of the investigation.