2018-04-04 / Front Page

Man Commits Suicide Outside Elmhurst Hospital

A 56-year-old Queens man fatally shot himself outside the emergency room entrance at Elmhurst Hospital Center on March 29th, police said.

Cops said Martin Matulis hailed a cab to the hospital at about 5:30 a.m. on March 29th and walked up the ramp to the emergency room entrance, where he shot himself in the head.

Police found Matulis unconscious and unresponsive outside the emergency room entrance on Broadway and Baxter Avenue with a gunshot wound to the head.

Matulis was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators recovered hospital surveillance footage that captured Matulis shooting himself, police said.

 –Liz Goff

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