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Suicide threat spurs police standoff in Queensbury

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A man’s reported suicide attempt led to a six-hour police standoff Sunday. The man called the Warren County Sheriff’s Office shortly before 9 a.m. threatening to kill himself with a knife, according to Sgt. Richard Backus. Deputies from the sheriff’s Emergency Response Team along with state police responded to the scene at 53 1/2 Main St. “They tried to negotiate with the man,” Backus said, “but in the end they had to use force.” Backus ...

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