Madisonville neighborhood evacuated due to standoff

Madisonville neighborhood evacuated due to standoff

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - Some people in Madisonville are forced to leave their homes during a six-hour standoff.

It started around 7:00 Wednesday night when police responded to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of Comer Drive.

Officers say a woman was able to get away but a man barricaded himself inside the house.

People in nearby homes were evacuated for their safety.

The SWAT team went inside the home around 1:00 Thursday morning and found a man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

43-year-old Stanley Menser is in critical condition at Deaconess Hospital.

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