SWAT team surrounding Norman home where man is threatening to kill himself, others

Posted on: 3:08 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 03:42pm, January 24, 2014

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NORMAN, Okla. – The SWAT Team has surrounded a Norman home after a man has allegedly threatened to kill himself and has barricaded himself inside.

Norman Police said one of the man’s relatives called his doctor and said the suspect took a number of medications and was threatening to kill himself and anyone else, including officers, if anyone tried to get into the house.

According to Norman officials, the man has a diagnosed mental health disorder.

Authorities are trying to make contact with the man on the 1600 block of Farmington Ave. near 24th Ave. S.W. and Highway 9.

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