Report: IRC man sets fire to mobile home, shoots self

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report that a man set a mobile home on fire then shot himself.

The fire destroyed the mobile home in the 5000 block of 45th Street.

The sheriff's office says neighboring homes have been evacuated and 45th Street is blocked in both directions in the area.

According to the sheriff's office, a witness told them he saw a man set the mobile home on fire and reported that he had a rifle and was firing into the air.

The sheriff's office says the man then reportedly shot himself in the head,  He's being transported to a hospital.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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