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Police barricade situation halts Woodhaven neighborhood trick or treating

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Police cruisers on the barricade scene in a Woodhaven neighborhood Police cruisers on the barricade scene in a Woodhaven neighborhood
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Woodhaven Police confirm a man barricaded himself inside his home in the Coachlight subdivision on Hickory Street.

Police say the man was distraught and told officers he would kill himself, or that he wanted to have officers shoot him.

Officers continued to negotiate with the man for several hours Thursday night, interfering with the trick or treating scene for area families.

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