EX-BOYFRIEND COMMITS SUICIDE AT EPCOT CENTER

Published: Monday, Sept. 14 1992 12:00 a.m. MDT

The former boyfriend of a Walt Disney World employee fired a shotgun at guards and briefly took two hostages before he killed himself inside Epcot Center.

Allen J. Ferris, 37, confronted a guard at the park after closing Saturday night and demanded to see his former girlfriend, but he was refused, Orange County sheriff's spokesman Jim Solomons said Sunday.Two other guards then confronted Ferris, who pulled a 12-gauge shotgun from a tote bag and fired three times at the first guard, who fled unharmed.

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