A man fatally shot himself with a deputy’s gun following a standoff with police officers outside a home east of Wichita, authorities in south-central Kansas said.
The incident began Sunday morning when Butler County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the home for a domestic violence report, television station KAKE reported.
Arriving deputies said they were confronted by a man who lived at home and initially barricaded himself in the house.
He later ran from the house to a bus parked outside before approaching deputies, officials said.
Sheriff Kelly Herzet said deputies used stun guns and other less-than-lethal options to try to subdue the man, but attempts failed.
The man then reached for one of the deputy’s guns and shot himself in the chest, Herzet said. The man was treated by medics, but died at the scene.