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Suicide in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

May 21, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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PARIS, May 21 (UPI) -- An unidentified man shot himself to death in front of the altar of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday, police said.

Authorities evacuated the cathedral after the man, who appeared to be in his 50's, shot himself, the television news channel France 24 reported.

Regular tours of the church were taking place at the time, the cathedral's website said.

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