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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