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Armed domestic incident in Harford County's Abingdon/Joppa area

Major police activity in Harford County's Abingdon/Joppa area

ABINGDON, Md. (WBFF) - A major police scene closed off the Singer Road area in Harford County's Abingdon/Joppa area Tuesday afternoon.

The Harford County Sheriff's Office said it was a domestic incident, first reported at 10:28 a.m., involving a "suicidal adult male, armed with a handgun."

The situation ended about two hours later after police said the man committed suicide, despite "continual attempts by negotiators to bring the situation to a peaceful end."


Atkisson Road, Stockton Road at Hollingsworth Road and Singer Road between Clayton and Winters Run roads were closed.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area.


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