Suspect kills himself after standoff

August 22, 2012

Police say a standoff in Lawrence ended Wednesday morning after a man took his own life. The man had been holed up for several hours inside a home on Leone Drive following a reported shooting that sent two people to the hospital. Police characterized the incident as a domestic-related aggravated assault that began in the 3700 block of North Sadlier Drive in Indianapolis. Authorities said a man was shot in the chest and a woman suffered serious injuries to her face in the assault. A witness followed the shooting suspect to Lawrence, where the suspect shot himself after police surrounded the house.