Standoff turns deadly in Springfield

Courtesy: Don Hatcher

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – An hours long standoff ends turns deadly in Springfield.

Police were called to a home in the 1000 block of Perrin Avenue on a domestic dispute around 10 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities say the man met officers at the door with a gun and said he wasn’t leaving the house.

SWAT was called in to try and talk him out.

Around 3, police entered the house and found the the man dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

No one else was hurt.

The incident is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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