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Man Attempts Suicide By Running Engines At West L.A. Luxury Car Dealership
A suicidal man is in the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning after he attempted to take his own life in a West Los Angeles car dealership early Friday morning.
Police and firefighters responded to a call around 4:30 a.m. at the Exclusive Motorcars dealership at the corner of West Pico Boulevard and Prosser Avenue. The man attempted to take his own life by carbon monoxide poisoning by running the engines of three cars, according to CBS 2.
By the time authorities showed up the showroom was filled with smoke and the man was had passed out on the floor. The man was taken to UCLA Medical Center for treatment and is in unknown condition. Four LAPD officers and a firefighter were also treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide: do not leave the person alone, remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt, and call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.