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Body of Higley High AD found on campus

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Athletic Director Art Wagner was found dead near the Higley High School campus from an apparent gunshot wound. Athletic Director Art Wagner was found dead near the Higley High School campus from an apparent gunshot wound.
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GILBERT, AZ (CBS5) -

Wednesday was a shocking and sad day for many people in the Higley Unified School District.

Athletic Director Art Wagner, 42, was found dead about 8:45 a.m. near the Higley High School campus from an apparent gunshot wound.

The shooting is believed to be a suicide but Gilbert police said officers were still investigating

"The district is grieving this tremendous loss," stated a news release from the Higley Unified School District. "Mr. Wagner was a dedicated educator who touched many lives. We honor his legacy and commitment to education."

A district spokeswoman said the district was providing counseling and other support to anyone who needs it.

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