Monday, November 2, 2009

Stop or I'll shoot 4

It sounds like a "suicide by cop" matter.

The investigation will get it all sorted out.

Standoff ends with armed man dead
By Michelle Mondo - Express-News

A nearly four-hour standoff at a Northwest Side apartment complex ended Sunday night with an armed man dead after he advanced on officers and refused repeated orders to drop his weapon.

The 29-year-year-old man, who was wanted on a felony warrant for violation of his parole on a family violence charge, was shot multiple times by officers and died at the scene. His name was not released.

Police Chief William McManus said that after talking for hours with negotiators he climbed out the apartment window, and then pulled a gun out of his waistband before "quickly advancing" down the steps towards the officers.

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