BREAKING NEWS FROM TV CHANNEL 44: Man In Hospital After Stand-Off With Police

first_imgMAN IN HOSPITAL AFTER STAND OFF WITH POLICE SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2016 MATT PEAK EVANSVILLE, INDIANA A man is taken to the hospital after a stand-off with police.Evansville Police and SWAT teams were called to a home on 2nd Avenue near Louisiana Street, after reports of a suicidal man on the roof of the house.  The man reportedly had a shotgun, knives, sword, and an American flag with him on the roof.Police tell 44News the man repeatedly threatened to shoot police officers and was ready to take his own life.They shut down 2nd Avenue from Oregon to Florida Streets, and all side streets in the area.A SWAT team entered through the home and apprehended him on the roof.  The man allegedly stabbed himself in the stomach minutes after being captured.Police say no force was used on the suspect, and all injuries were self-inflicted.He was taken to Deaconess Hospital with unknown injuries.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more