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UPDATE: Man shot in the face identified

Brandon Laird and his wife. Photo Source: Facebook. Brandon Laird and his wife. Photo Source: Facebook.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police responded to a 911 call of a person shot just after noon on Wednesday.

The caller, a neighbor, stated that the victim, who had been shot in the face, was in her driveway in the 8300 block of Garrett Drive.

Police say the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

The victim has been identified as Brandon Laird, 28. Laird is in critical condition, and authorities say he is expected to live.

The Marine Recruiting office in Tyler confirms that Laird was a recruiter in that office, and has been there for two years.

The case is still under investigation.

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