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Man Kills Himself Near Baby Beach

According to investigators, a 54-year-old man shot himself near the pier Wednesday afternoon.

Residents in Dana Point were stunned Wednesday afternoon by the semipublic suicide of a middle-aged man just east of Baby Beach near the Dana Point Harbor Fishing Pier.

According to the Lt. Steve Gil of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, a 54-year-old man parked his car near the beach and shot himself.

The suicide occurred near the bustling, family-friendly beach just before 3 p.m.

Smokey Bear February 07, 2013 at 11:40 PM
Wow that really sucks! There are so many things to be happy about, especially at Doheny. I am sorry that people had to witness this!
Happy Camper February 10, 2013 at 06:32 PM
Why is the Boarder Patrol there? Or is this an old photo from your archives?
Greg February 19, 2013 at 07:38 PM
This was my friend, who was despondent over his advanced cancer diagnosis. It is sad that he choose to do this in a public place.

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