Don Cornelius, the creator of 'Soul Train,' apparently shot himself in the head in his Beverly Hills mansion early this morning. The 911 call to LA city fire dispatch was placed by his son around 4:00 A.M., according to TMZ.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... one of Don's two sons made the call around 4:00 AM ... and paramedics were immediately dispatched to Don's Sherman Oaks home in an effort to save his life.
Don was transported to a nearby hospital -- where he was later pronounced dead.
Cornelius was 75 years old.
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