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Santa Maria man taken into custody after threatening suicide by cop, police say

Posted at 2:40 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 17:40:59-04

A man in Santa Maria was taken into custody Thursday after allegedly threatening suicide by cop in front of FoodMaxx supermarket, police said.

There were reportedly at least three police officers at the scene using ballistic shields. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the market on South Broadway.

This is a developing story. We will provide updates on the situation as we learn more.