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SWAT standoff in Union Township comes to an end

Union Township Police have been dispatched to a residence where an individual has barricaded...
Union Township Police have been dispatched to a residence where an individual has barricaded inside and has fired a weapon several times.(Jake Zimmerman (custom credit))
Updated: Mar. 16, 2019 at 9:32 PM EDT
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UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Union Township Police were dispatched to a home Saturday night where person was barricaded inside and had fired a weapon several times.

The incident started around 5:45 p.m. in the 700 block of Hillview Drive, according to police. Union Township Police Department advised residents to stay inside until the situation was made safe.

Police established a perimeter and requested the assistance of the Clermont County Special Response Team. Police also blocked off parts of Hillview Drive, Loda Drive, and Ellis Avenue.

The incident ended at 9:14 p.m. The 54-year-old suspect was pronounced dead by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

Detectives said the situation was domestic.

Police say more information will be released after the investigation is conducted.

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