05/28/2008

Gunman kills himself in Ill. standoff

By Andrew Wang
The Chicago Tribune

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — A police standoff that began in Waukegan at 3 a.m. Tuesday ended about 8:30 p.m., when a robbery suspect who had barricaded himself into an apartment killed himself after exchanging gunfire with police, officials said.

Police had talked to the man and tried to get him to surrender, but he refused, said Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Dan Greathouse.

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