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Cedar Falls standoff ends with man's death

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- A Cedar Falls man is dead following a 3 1/2 hour overnight standoff with police.

Police say they got a call of a person with a gun around 11:00pm Tuesday night at the Terrace mobile home park on Ridgeway Avenue.  When officers arrived, they found a man with a woman and two children inside.

Cedar Falls Police Chief Jeff Olson said the police tactical unit was deployed and officers talked to the man for about an hour when he argreed to let the woman and children go.

Olson says officers talked to him for a couple of more hours before he killed himself around 2:30am.

Right now, police aren't releasing the man's name until they notify his family. 

Online Producer:  JJ Murray

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