Tragedy in Clarksville

I always find stories like this incredibly depressing, I think because they are just so senseless. Ultimately, there is no rational explaination:

A business owner shot and killed himself during a meeting Thursday night after members voted against his request to rezone his property, witnesses said.Ronald “Bo” Ward, owner of Bo’s Barber Shop, had told the council his business would go under if he couldn’t get his home rezoned as commercial. After the 5-7 vote Thursday night, Ward stood and walked toward the council.

“Ya’ll have put me under … I’m out of here,” he said before shooting himself in the head with a small handgun.

I suspect Ward had more going on in his life than just the rezoning. My condolences to his family and friends.

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