COLUMBIA, Md. — The Latest on standoff between suspect and police in Columbia, Maryland (all times local):
Police in Maryland say officers shot a man who threatened to kill his family and himself after he pointed a replica gun at officers.
Police identified the man Monday afternoon as James Andrew Schueler, 42, of Columbia.
Howard County police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn said by telephone that a 911 caller reported that Schueler was heading to Columbia to kill his family Monday and mentioned “suicide by cop.” Officers stopped the man’s Jeep Cherokee and Llewellyn says he told officers he had a gun and wanted to hurt himself.
Llewellyn says when he pointed the gun at officers, an officer shot him. He was flown to a Baltimore trauma center.
Howard County police say officers shot a man who had a gun after he made threats to kill his family and himself during a standoff in Columbia.
Police spokeswoman Lori Boone said by telephone Monday morning that the man was shot by officers, but she did not have further details about the standoff.
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue spokeswoman Maria Hogg says by telephone that the man has serious injuries.
Police say Tamar Drive is closed between Foreland Garth and state route 175 for an investigation.