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Barricaded standoff ends with suicide

A 10-hour standoff Sunday in Whitley County ended with a man who was barricaded in a house shooting and killing himself.

Kentucky State Police declined to identify the man pending notification of next of kin.

Police were called at 1:42 p.m. to a residence on Hackler Street in Woodbine. A man with a handgun and refused to come outside the home. There was a domestic altercation earlier, but the victim had left the house, according to a state police press release.

Police established communication with the man, but he broke it off with police at 11:44 p.m.

A gunshot was heard, officers went inside and found the man, who died of an apparent gunshot wound, according to the release.

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