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Standoff with suicidal man ends peacefully

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One man was taken to the hospital following a standoff with police in north Spokane early Tuesday morning One man was taken to the hospital following a standoff with police in north Spokane early Tuesday morning
SPOKANE, Wash. - One man was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning for a mental health evaluation after a standoff with Spokane Police. 


Officers were called to a house on E. Sanson just north of the Northtown Mall shortly before 6:00am after a man called 911 saying he needed help. When officers arrived at the home, they heard a gunshot come from inside and called in more units to assist. 


Negotiators and SWAT were called to the scene and were able to talk to the man through a window. After about an hour of talking, the unidentified man came out of the house and was taken into custody without incident. The man was taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. 

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