Friday, February 8, 2008

9-11 Memorial: Man has taken his life by gun - Suicide

A distraught man has commited suicide on Staten Island at The Staten Island September 11 Memorial which honors the Staten Island victims of terrorist attacks

Police say the 37-year-old man called cops to say he was going to take his own life shortly.

When cops got to to the memorial they found the man with a gun to his head. Moments later he pulled the trigger.

According to the Staten Island Advance, the man killed himself at around 5 am.

The Staten Island 9/11 Memorial is located along the North Shore Waterfront Esplanade adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal and the Richmond County Ballpark at St. George. The site provides panoramic views of New York Harbor, Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

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