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Update: Standoff Situation in Pleasant Grove Wednesday afternoon

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Update 6:07pm from Sarah Snyder: 

38-year-old Jeffrey Browning returned to his ex-wife's house on the 800 block of 10th Way in Pleasant Grove.  Browning fired a shot into the floor and scared his ex-wife. She ran and called police.  Once they arrived, there was no answer at the door.  Police then broke into the house. Investigators found "shrines" to his ex-wife complete with notes and pictures.  Police say Browning shot and killed himself and describe the scene as "unusual." The coroner is now inside. The ex-wife was not injured. 

Update:

The standoff is over. The suspect has taken his own life.

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Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Pleasant Grove Police Department are on the scene of a standoff situation on the 800 block of 10th Way in Pleasant Grove.

Police tell ABC 33/40 a 26-year-old man barricaded himself in a house.  SWAT team negotiators are on the scene. We have a crew on the way and will update you as soon as we can.




 

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