Standoff ends with man shooting himself

Posted by Terry Alexander

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Tense moments Friday night in Henrico, after a standoff between police and a man who they described as suicidal.

Authorities got the call around two in the afternoon, from acquaintances of the man who were worried he may be trying to kill himself.

They also indicated the man was armed.

Police evacuated nearby apartments on Old Sage Court, which is off Old Nuckols Road in Glen Allen.

Negotiators spoke with the man for a while, but eventually he hung up.

After several hours, the swat team moved in and found the man dead. He had apparently shot himself.

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