Man kills himself after standoff with Miami police in Little Haiti

By Tim Swift - Local10.com Digital Editor

MIAMI - A man who barricaded himself inside his home early Saturday killed himself despite hours of negotiations with Miami police officers, authorities said.

Michael Vega, a spokesman or the Miami Police Department, said officers were called a home around 7 a.m. in the 6600 block of Northwest Second Place in the city's Little Haiti section. Police described the man as armed and suicidal. 

Officers stationed outside the home talked to him for several hours and initially said the negotiations were going well. However, the man took his own life just after 1 p.m., police said.

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