EL SOBRANTE -- Authorities have ruled the shooting death a 29-year-old Suisun City man on Tuesday a suicide, a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said Wednesday.

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's office determined the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the spokesman said.

A sheriff's deputy responded to a 5:37 p.m. call reporting that a man armed with a handgun was arguing with someone in an apartment in the 4600 block of Appian Way in El Sobrante. The deputy arrived at the apartment complex within a few minutes and heard a gunshot. The man was found in an apartment bathroom, authorities said.

Authorities said they recovered the handgun used in the shooting.

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