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Officers shoot man after locking down school, church
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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WUSA9) -- Officers in Virginia locked down a school and church when responding to a report of an armed suicidal man on Monday.

Officers were called to the 7000 block of Old Keene Mill Road at about 1:15 p.m. where a suicidal man was armed near the Springfield United Methodist Church, police said.

Officer contained the area, locking down the Garfield Elementary school and the church itself.

Officers encountered the man prior to the arrival of SWAT officers and negotiators, resulting in the officer-related shooting, police said.

The man is a serious but stable condition, police said.


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