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Police use stun gun to end Aberdeen standoff

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ABERDEEN (AP) — Police in Aberdeen used a stun gun to subdue a man who holed up in his house and kept authorities at bay for 6 ½ hours while threatening to harm himself.

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Police say Monday's standoff began when officers conducted a welfare check at the request of the man's family. They eventually subdued him about 3:30 p.m. and took him to a hospital.

The American News reports that no charges were immediately filed.

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