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Sun Prairie police respond to suicidal man

Published On: Apr 09 2013 05:10:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 06 2013 12:26:52 PM CDT
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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. -

Sun Prairie police were called in to the scene of a 60-year-old man threatening suicide Friday afternoon.

Witnesses said about nine officers arrived at a senior housing area located in the 700 block of Chase Boulevard after employees reported the suicidal resident had a gun.

Police used bean bag rounds -- a less-lethal weapon -- to bring the man under control.

Dane County deputies were on stand-by while the incident unfolded, to help re-route traffic.

The man could face charges for disorderly conduct.

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