Standoff at a house in central Springfield near OTC ends with suspect shooting himself

Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 3:24 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2023 at 6:15 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police say a standoff at a home in Springfield ended with the suspect shooting himself. Police say the injuries are critical.

Police said officers went to the 900 block of N. Rogers Avenue in response to a domestic assault call around 1:35 p.m.

Police believed the suspect was in the house armed. Officers tried for about an hour to make contact with the suspect. They then found the suspect with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police did not identify the suspect.

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