Suicidal person barricades himself, hostages inside Beech Grove home, police say
BEECH GROVE, Ind. – Police say a suicidal person, who was believed to be armed with a knife, barricaded himself inside a Beech Grove home with several others Monday evening.
Officers were dispatched to scene on Kiefer Court around 5:20 p.m.
Police say five people were with the suspect inside the home, including a 6-year-old and 7-year-old. Those children came out with their mother, officials say.
Around 10:30, the suspect gave himself up and was taken into custody. The remaining hostages were also able to get out.
Police say the suspect had warrants for his arrests.