Suicidal man taken into custody in DeLand
Incident forced closure of US 92 near West Parkway
DeLAND, Fla. – A suicidal man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in DeLand, deputies said.
Volusia County sheriff's deputies closed U.S. 92 near West Parkway in DeLand on Wednesday morning because of a man with a weapon who had threatened to kill himself, according to authorities.
According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the man called authorities around 2 a.m. and was located in a car at a gas station along U.S. 92.
Eastbound U.S. 92 was closed near West Parkway, and traffic was re-routed at Kepler Avenue.
No injuries were reported.
*UPDATE:* Subject safely in custody, no injuries to anyone involved. https://t.co/ehfY82IgrG— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) May 29, 2019
HAPPENING NOW: The @VolusiaSheriff bomb squad just showed up at the scene of an apparent standoff between deputies and a man near DeLand. Scene is at US-92 and West Pkwy. Cars being routed down Kepler Rd. pic.twitter.com/kyx4c6CqN0— Mark Lehman (@MarkLehman6) May 29, 2019
No other details have been released.
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