ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Army officials say a man who barricaded himself inside a home on a U.S. Army installation was found dead after a 17-hour standoff.
The Baltimore Sun reports the barricade situation that began around 8 a.m. Thursday ended when Aberdeen Proving Ground emergency officials and support agencies entered the home around 1 a.m. Friday. The newspaper cites a release from the installation identifying the man as a soldier assigned to Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic at Aberdeen.
His name has not been released.
The man was alone in the home when a concerned relative reported he'd locked himself inside. People living on streets surrounding the home spent the night elsewhere as a precautionary measure.
APG is a research and development, testing and evaluation facility for weapons and equipment.
Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com