An 88-year-old man was taken to the hospital after suffering an apparent gunshot wound to his head Friday afternoon.
Bellingham Police officers responded to the 2500 block of Franklin Street around 1:30 p.m. on a report of a man with a gunshot wound.
The man was taken to St. Joseph hospital. Information on his condition was not immediately available.
A handgun was recovered near him, said Lt. Danette Beckley, spokeswoman for Bellingham Police.
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Foul play is not suspected, Beckley said, adding the investigation into the incident is continuing.
No other details were released Friday.