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UPDATE: Suicide Standoff on Van Buren Avenue

Little is known, but the Cuyahoga Falls police officers have cordoned off the 300 block of Van Buren Avenue.

UPDATE: Suicide Standoff on Van Buren Avenue UPDATE: Suicide Standoff on Van Buren Avenue

Updated 4:43 p.m.

Many questions remain, but what's known is that have surrounded a residence on the 300 block of Van Buren Avenue.

It appears a man, who has not yet been identified, is inside a residence talking to the police on a loudspeaker.

The man could be heard saying:

"Either you guys take me or I'll take myself."

"I personally stand up for all fathers. Judges, mayors, prosecutors ... promise us so much ... we are nothing to them."

"We're going to have a shoot off!"

"Only way I'm leaving my house is in a body bag!"

"[Summit County] Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh is a piece of [expletive]!"

Police snipers are stationed across the street.

Officers on scene have not offered any further details, but information culled from police scanners indicates U.S. Marshals came to the man's residence to serve a warrant.

It appears the man's lawyer is on scene now.

Police are still trying to establish contact with the man. The man was heard saying around 4:45 p.m. that his "cell phone was turned back on and he was ready to communicate."

A young woman showed up to the street and screamed at police, "I want to talk to my [expletive] dad" several times.

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