Suicidal boy opens fire during police standoff
A suicidal 15-year-old boy from St. Croix County, Wisconsin, shot about 100 rounds from a Hudson home during a standoff with police on Friday at about 9 p.m., according to the Star Tribune.
The incident began when the boy barricaded himself in a house with two shotguns and a .22 caliber pistol, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office.
Police did not return gunfire and no one was injured.
After authorities negotiated with the boy for three hours, he finally surrendered at about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The boy was taken to a Madison hospital for evaluation, the Star Tribune said on Saturday.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that the 15-year-old boy "waited until his parents left to see a movie and then called a couple of his friends, threatening suicide," accrording to St. Croix County Sheriff Dennis Hillstead.
The boy likely be charged for "reckless endangerment and criminal damage to property," Hillstead said.