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Police Evacuate Houses in Downtown Raleigh

Posted October 12, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Police blocked off a street near the historic Oakwood neighborhood around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Residents, who were evacuated from their houses, said a man was holed up in sport utility vehicle with a gun - apparently attempting to commit suicide.

Police said that there was some degree of danger to the neighborhood. Reporter: Todd HauerPhotographer: John Cox