Auburn man dead after standoff with police

West Edge Mobile Home Park in Auburn

AUBURN, Ind. (WANE)  Authorities said an Auburn man killed himself after a standoff with police Monday evening.

Investigators say late in the afternoon, a woman called police and said her ex-husband was threatening her. When officers got to the home in the West Edge Mobile Home Park, they found the woman outside with the couple’s 5-year-old.

The man inside refused to come out, even after SWAT members were called in to negotiate. Police said he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The incident remains under investigation.

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