UPDATE: Standoff over in Pensacola, suspect taken to hospital

PENSACOLA, FL (WKRG) -  

 

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office says the standoff with an armed suspect is over, who had barricaded himself inside a hotel room in Pensacola.

Deputies say the suspect has been taken to the hospital with a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The sheriff's office says deputies tried to negotiate with the suspect for over an hour. 

A spokesperson with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office confirms that the standoff took lace at the Budget Inn on West 9 Mile Road in Pensacola. 

News 5 is told the deputies were serving a warrant when the standoff occurred. 

This is a breaking story... more to follow. 


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