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Police respond to suicide concern

Police respond to suicide concern



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Police say a suicidal subject with a handgun surrendered to police “without incident” after police shut down Clintonville Road for about an hour Monday morning. 

Police responded to the 100 block of Clintonville Road around 9:20 a.m., regarding a suicidal subject in a residence with a handgun. The male subject was believed to be under the influence of prescribed antidepressants, according to police. 

The subject was visiting his grandmother at the residence, where he obtained a handgun from the homeowner’s bedroom. Police say he held the gun to his head and made suicidal remarks. 

A “short time” after police set up a perimeter around the home and made contact with the subject through crisis negotiators, he exited the residence unarmed and surrendered himself, according to police. 

Police say the subject was transported to an area hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. 

The road was reopened around 10:15 a.m. 

bwright@record-journal.com
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Twitter: @baileyfaywright


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