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Suicidal teen causes standoff with police in Lake St. Louis

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV) – A 19-year-old, who may have been suicidal, caused a 3 hour long standoff in Lake St. Louis.

This incident began around 7 p.m. Wednesday night on Ampere Court in the Wildwood subdivision of Lake St. Louis.

Authorities said at one point the teen had a knife to his throat.  He also had a couple of guns in his house.

SWAT team members surrounded the house until the teen gave himself up around 10 p.m.

Police say the teen did not take his medicine.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

 

 

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