Man found dead in Lavaca County home


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Scott Andrew Shields, 39, was pronounced dead by Lavaca County Justice of the Peace Alene Lyons at 10 a.m. Tuesday at his home in the 4900 block of state Highway 111 East.

Lyons ruled the death a suicide by gunshot.