Gunman Kills Self at Florida School Board Meeting His motives remain unknown By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Dec 14, 2010 5:53 PM CST 15 comments Comments File photo (Shutterstock) (Newser) – A gunman shot himself to death at a Florida school board meeting today, police say. The still-unidentified man walked up to a podium to speak, then spray-painted a red "V" with a circle around it on a wall and began firing. His motives are unknown. No other injuries were reported. Panama City authorities originally said a security guard shot the man, but they changed that after reviewing video footage.