The identity of the man who killed himself at George Izay Park midday Saturday was not released Tuesday as authorities continued to track down his family.
At 12:45 p.m., Burbank police received reports of shots fired near the Creative Arts Center, officials said. Officers discovered a man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Officials say the man was "a reported critical suicidal walk-away from a local senior assisted living center."
About a dozen children were at the playground 100 feet away when the incident took place, but it appears none of the children saw the shooting, police said.