Man shoots himself at altar of the Notre Dame cathedral

first_imgA MAN SHOT himself dead in front of the altar of Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral, forcing the evacuation of the French capital’s famed tourist spot, police told AFP.The man, in his 70s, died by suicide some time after 2pm, investigators said.It was not immediately clear how many people were inside the building at the time of the incident but it was evacuated immediately.It was the second dramatic suicide in less than a week in Paris. Last Thursday, a 50-year-old man shot himself in a primary school near the Eiffel Tower, in front of a number of children.Oscar Pistorius’ brother acquitted of killing woman in road crashlast_img

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