North of Panhandle standoff with man threatening to kill himself ends peacefully 

Police were involved in a standoff with a barricaded man in North of the Panhandle on Monday night.

A 44-year-old man who reportedly suffers from depression was said to be extremely angry and barricaded himself in the back of an apartment in the 400 block of Lyon Street about 6:20 p.m. He also threatened to kill himself, police said.

Officers responded to the scene and a standoff lasted about four hours. The man finally surrendered at the front door of the apartment, and he was taken to a hospital for a medical evaluation.

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