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Man Commits Suicide on Santa Monica Boulevard

Police close the street while investigating reports of a man shooting himself Tuesday morning.

Santa Monica Police say a man committed suicide Tuesday morning on busy Santa Monica Boulevard, between 15th and 16th streets.

Spokesman Sgt. Richard Lewis said the police were called about 9:30 a.m. to 1500 block of Santa Monica, home to Busy Bee Hardware and Lexus Santa Monica, on reports of a man shooting himself.

A section of the bustling thoroughfare was shut down while police investigated.

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p kabu December 18, 2012 at 04:15 AM
Probably tried to get help at UCLA Santa Monica, be it physical or mental. Prayers for his soul and family. Should have gone to St John's, a far superior and caring facility.
stwvie December 18, 2012 at 08:52 PM
Probably tried to buy a car at Lexus Santa Monica, be it a GS or ES. Prayers for his soul and family. Should have gone to the Infiniti dealership, a far superior and caring facility.
o bodkins February 28, 2013 at 04:14 PM
Probably tried to get an omelet at Callahan's, be it a Veggie or the Santa Monica Special. Prayers for his soul and family. Should have gone to Izzy's, a far superior and caring facility.
Lippy T Lion March 04, 2013 at 03:36 PM
Probably tried to see a performance at the Broad Stage, be it a drama or a comedy. Prayers for his soul and family. Should have gone to the Miles Playhouse, a far superior and caring facility.

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