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NYPD: Queens Man Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Standoff With Police

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A wild scene in Queens left neighbors terrified Sunday night.

The NYPD said a man barricaded himself inside his home on 68th Street near 70th Avenue in Glendale around 7 p.m. and fired shots at police through a door. Officers did not return fire.

When officers moved in about three hours later, police said they found the 34-year-old man dead in the bathroom from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The identity of the gunman has not been released.

No other injuries were reported.

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