Don Cornelius shoots self to death
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance show “Soul Train,” shot himself to death this morning at his home, police said. He was 75.
Officers responding to a report of a shooting found Cornelius at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 a.m., police said.
He was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 4:56 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter.