Man dies from ‘serious trauma’ at Fergus store

FERGUS – Police aren’t releasing much information after a man died due to severe injuries sustained at the Fergus Zehrs on Friday evening.

Emergency crews were called at about 6:45pm on May 31 for a “possible vital signs absent” call at the store on Tower Street South in Fergus.

“Initial reports indicated that an unknown male had sustained serious trauma and required medical attention,” stated a press release from the OPP.

Guelph-Wellington EMS transported the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sources say the man’s wounds were self-inflicted, possibly with an item found in the store.

OPP officials are not releasing the man’s name. Though they continue to investigate, police are stating this was an isolated incident.