Big Spring man dies after two hour standoff with police

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NewsWest 9

A man in Big Spring is dead after a two-hour standoff with police.

NewsWest Nine, the only station in Big Spring as it all came to an end Tuesday afternoon.

It all started around 10:30a.m. on the 1-thousand block of Goliad.

Police say the call came in as a suicide attempt, but when they arrived the found a woman running out of the house, and a man still inside armed with a handgun.

Officers tried to talk the man into surrendering.

After hearing a single shot from inside the house, officers decided to go inside.

That's where they found the man dead from a self inflicted gun shot wound.

The man's name is not being released.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Keep it right here on NewsWest Nine for more developments on this case.