Suicide threat causes stand-off in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, SC - ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) - A man threatened to commit suicide at the Executive Inn on Anderson Road on Thursday and a standoff-type situation with police ensued.

About 25 officers responded to a call around noon that someone was threatening to take their own life.

Police said the standoff lasted until about 5 pm before a SWAT team entered the room to discover that not only was no one hurt, but there was no gun either.

Other guests at the hotel were required to stay either in, or out of, their rooms during the course of the standoff.

The suspect was taken from the scene for a mental evaluation.

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