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Seymour Police Credited With Talking Suicidal Man Into Putting Gun Down
Updated June 1, 2016 7:06 AM
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(SEYMOUR) - Seymour police are being credited with talking a suicidal and intoxicated man out of harming himself or others Saturday night.

According to a police report, officers were called to a Schepman Avenue home at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday on a report of a suicidal man with a gun.

Sgt. Mike Cooper, Cpl. Devin Cornwell and Officers Mike Payne, Devlin McMindes, and Ben Miller secured the area around the home.

For the next three hours, Sgt. Cooper talked with the suicidal man over the phone, eventually convincing the man to put down the weapon and get treatment.

Police say that once the man surrendered he was taken for professional help.

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