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Man Hospitalized After Barricading Self in Home

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    A man police say was unarmed but suicidal has been hospitalized after a standoff Sunday in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

    Police cut off access to Eddy Street, where the man was barricaded in a home. Officials say he had made threats to commit suicide and potentially harm others.

    The man called Mansfield Police around 5:30 and said he was in his bedroom with a handgun, the department said. Officers from Mansfield and neighboring town responded, only to learn that he was "highly intoxicated and suffered from multiple mental health issues."

    Around 7:15 p.m., the man agreed to come out of the home. He was hospitalized for evaluation, and no weapons were found.

    No one was injured.