Man shoots himself in chest during police standoff

He had barricaded himself in his home with intent to commit suicide

By Daniel Borunda
El Paso Times

EL PASO — A man is in critical condition after shooting himself in the chest during a standoff with police late Monday night in Northeast El Paso.

About 8:40 p.m., El Paso police responding to a call of a suicide in progress with a weapon encountered a man who had apparently barricaded himself inside a home in the 10400 block of Persephone Drive in the area of Charles Middle School. Upon arrival, police heard gunshots coming from inside.

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