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More information released involving standoff in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

More details released on a two hour standoff in Big Spring that left one man dead.

The victim has been identified as 26 year old Michael Kilmer.

Police say he died of a self inflicted gun shot wound.

NewsWest Nine cameras the only ones on the scene Wednesday.

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

Officers tried to talk Kilmer into surrendering.

After hearing a single shot from inside the house, officers went inside.

That's where Kilmer was found dead.

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