San Jose murder suspect in custody after hours-long standoff

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A homicide suspect who was barricaded in a San Jose home for several hours was taken into custody by 8:45 a.m. Thursday.

He shot himself and is being treated for the life-threatening injury, the San Jose Police Department said.

The man is suspected of shooting and killing another man. It happened in the 900 block of N 4th St.

San Jose police said they evacuated surrounding homes and closed the area of N 4th St from E Hedding St to E Younger St, along with E Younger St from 3rd to 5th Streets.

The standoff started around 5 p.m. on Wednesday and continued into 8 a.m. on Thursday.

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