Santa Monica hostage-standoff suspect shot, killed self - police

SANTA MONICA, Calif.

The situation all came to an end at about 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 2900 block of Delaware Avenue. Police told Eyewitness News the suspect shot and killed himself.

Officers responded to the home around 5 p.m. Tuesday when a 15-year-old escaped and called 911. The suspect let his 86-year-old mother-in-law go just before 10 p.m. unharmed.

There were reports that a fight between the man and his estranged wife sparked the standoff.

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