Stand-off in Salineville ends after man kills himself, police say

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The stand-off lasted six and a half hours

SALINEVILLE, Ohio (WKBN) – Police in Columbiana County were involved in a standoff with an armed man that lasted over six and a half hours.

Salineville police responded to the call around 9:40 p.m. Friday.

The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio State Highway Patrol aided the call.

Officers found the man outside a home on Salineville Road West.

They tried negotiating with him to deescalate the situation but were ultimately unsuccessful.

Police said the gunman took his own life at 4:13 a.m. Saturday.

No one else was hurt.

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