Police: Va. Beach barricade situation ends, suspect takes his own life

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police say a man took his own life after barricading himself in a car near the intersection of West Great Neck Road and Shore Drive in the Chic's Beach area.

Police responded to a dispute call just before midnight on Sunday. Officers found a man inside a car, threatening to harm himself.

A police spokesperson tells 13News Now that after 10 hours of negotiations, communications broke, at which time the man took his own life. 

During the negotiations, traffic was blocked off in the area. A reverse 911 call was placed to nearby residents that were affected. 

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