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Man Dies In Possible Suicide After Shooting Himself At Universal Studios

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One man is dead after reportedly shooting himself at Universal Studios.

The shooting was reported around 2:15 p.m. on Friday afternoon at the theme park, and is being considered a possible suicide by the Sheriff's Department. According to the L.A. Times, the incident took place near the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride.

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Variety says attractions in the park near the shooting have been shut down as authorities investigate. The investigation could take hours said a sergeant with the Sheriff's Department.

There are no reports of any other injuries.

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.

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