Armed domestic incident 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.