Stand off ends without incident in Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. – A stand off between deputies and a man threatening “suicide by cop” ended peacefully Wednesday afternoon.

Kosciusko County Deputies say they were dispatched the 5000 west block of County Road 525 South after receiving a report of a man shooting a gun inside his residence in the Palestine Lake area.

Deputies and Mentone Police were told that a male subject had confined himself in the home and threatened “suicide by cop.”

According to officials, it was determined the man had fired a gun in the home and was holding the firearm near the doorway.

Several law enforcement officials spoke with the man to calm him down. The man eventually gave himself up and was taken into custody without any further incident.

He was transferred to a medical facility where he will be evaluated.

It is not clear yet if any charges will be filed.

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