Man shoots at deputies, barricades himself in Yorktown home before taking his own life

York County

YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies say a man has taken his own life after a nearly five-hour-long barricade situation in Yorktown.

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According to officials, deputies were called to a house around 1:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Rocky Road for a dispute. When deputies arrived on the scene, they determined a man was armed and barricading himself on the second floor of the house.

He fired multiple shots towards deputies.

Deputies were able to enter the home around 6:40 p.m. in learned that the man had taken his own life.

Sheriff Diggs says the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Response Team, James City County Police Department and York County Department of Fire and Life Safety responded to the incident.

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