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BEL AIR, Md. (AP) - Maryland deputies shot and killed a 35-year-old man following a standoff at a home.

The Harford County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that deputies responded to a home in Bel Air on Wednesday afternoon after reports of a suicidal subject. Deputies attempted to communicate with the unidentified suspect, but he eventually exited the home and fired a gun, causing officers to seek cover. No one was injured at the time.

Deputies say the suspect then retreated into the residence.

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A man who had barricaded himself in his mother’s home with a rifle in Crisfield surrendered to police mid-afternoon  yesterday.

32 year old Jamie Coulbourne was led away from his home after a three hour standoff with police.

During the standoff WBOC reports that Coulbourne fired a rifle outside a rear window toward two troopers at around 11:30 a.m.

No one was hit.

WBOC reports that he came out the front door but refused to comply with police instructions.

A trooper then fired a less lethal round causing him to stumble.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say they've arrested a man after a car struck a barricade near the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement Friday morning that a vehicle hit a barricade at the Capitol grounds entrance. Police say they arrested Antonio Pierorazio, but details including his age, hometown or specific charges weren't released.
Police say the car was cleared of hazards and removed from the barricade.


      CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - An officer has been shot in the Eastern Shore town of Cambridge during a barricade situation.

     Cambridge Police spokesman Lt. Martin Herring says shots were fired Wednesday morning in a residential area of the town. Herring says a member of a U.S. Marshal's task force was shot. It was not clear how seriously the officer was injured.

     Herring says police are responding to a barricade situation. He says other details were not yet clear.