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(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Officials are looking into an apparent suicide incident after a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday morning.

Military Police, special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, and Arlington County Police Department officers responded to reports of a single gunshot around 10 a.m. near Columbarium Courts.

Investigators do not suspect foul play, though they have not ruled such a cause out, according to Chris Grey, spokesman for the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command.

No other information was provided on the victim.

“All indications are this is a tragic and isolated incident and there is no threat to the public of those visiting Arlington National Cemetery,” Grey added.

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