The Associated Press
LEXINGTON, Ky.- A stand-off between Lexington police and a man who had walked away from a halfway house in Covington ended when the man took his own life.
Police say 35-year-old Randolph Scott Wallace barricaded himself in a southeast Lexington home after being approached earlier Sunday afternoon.
Police evacuated nearby homes and brought in a hostage negotiator. The stand-off lasted around six hours, according to police. Lieutenant Douglas Pape said Wallace shot himself around 8 p.m. Sunday evening.
Pape said he did believe anyone was in the house with Wallace at the time of the shooting. No officers were injured in the incident.
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The Fayette County Coroner's office listed Covington as Wallace's place of residence.