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SWAT Standoff ends after man shoots himself

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A SWAT standoff in Cedar Park ended late Wednesday night after a man inside a home shot himself.

Police were called to a home on Walnut Creek around 6:00 PM. Police said the man inside the home was distraught and suicidal. He then barricaded himself inside the house.

Officers tried to negotiate with him but the man fired several shots.

The SWAT team found him inside with a self-inflicted wound sometime after 10:00 PM. He was taken to the hospital but his condition has not been released.

Several residents in the neighborhood had to be evacuated and were taken to a nearby church.

 

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