Suicidal person barricades himself, hostages inside Beech Grove home, police say

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BEECH GROVE, Ind. – Police say a suicidal person, who was believed to be armed with a knife, barricaded himself inside a Beech Grove home with several others Monday evening.

Officers were dispatched to scene on Kiefer Court around 5:20 p.m.

Police say five people were with the suspect inside the home, including a 6-year-old and 7-year-old. Those children came out with their mother, officials say.

Around 10:30, the suspect gave himself up and was taken into custody. The remaining hostages were also able to get out.

Police say the suspect had warrants for his arrests.

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