Police: Man shot himself after long standoff
ST. JOHN (AP) - Authorities in St. Louis County say a 7 ½-hour standoff ended when a man fatally shot himself.
The standoff began about 9 p.m. Saturday in St. John. Two women told police that the homeowner had threatened them with a gun. The St. Louis County tactical operations unite responded and heard gunshots when they arrived.
Police went in about 4:30 a.m. Sunday and found the man dead of a self-inflicted gunshot. His name has not been released.
No one else was hurt.