How the bloody hell do you shoot yourself twice!
By Jueseppi B.
Texan man dead after shooting himself during Indiana hostage drama
VALPARAISO, Ind. — A gunman who stormed an Indiana real estate office and held the staff hostage died in the hospital late Friday after shooting himself twice as police closed in.
The suspect — identified as 48-year-old Roy L. Ferguson by the Post-Tribune — is thought to have turned his weapon on himself as police prepared to storm the building in Valparaiso, about 50 miles (80km) southeast of Chicago, to end an hours-long standoff.
Attempts to negotiate his surrender had failed, law enforcement officials told WLS-TV. By then all hostages had been released unharmed.
Ferguson — from Texas, but with connections in Valparaiso — was owed money by someone at the Prudential Executive Group Real Estate office, police said. Valparaiso police chief Michael Brickner said, “He has been to this office…
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