Standoff ends after man fires shot at police in Benton Park

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Update: St. Louis Police confirm standoff has ended, after suspect takes his own life.


SOUTH ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis police confirm that a man inside of a garage in the 2800 block of McNair in the Benton Park neighborhood ​is armed with a gun and refusing to come out.  They man had threatened his girlfriend. She was able to escape unharmed.

The man did fire one gunshot at a police officer. The officer was not struck.

Residents report that police aren't letting anybody on the street.

 

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