Barricaded Man Kills Self & Two Others

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities say a barricaded man killed himself and two others following a standoff at a South Florida recreational vehicle park.

Broward County Sheriff’s officials say two others were critically injured late Thursday in Deerfield Beach.

Investigators are trying to determine why the shooter killed another man and a 9-year-old boy and critically injured a
7-year-old boy and a woman.

The standoff lasted more than seven hours. Deputies called to Highland Woods R.V. Park to investigate a shooting found an unresponsive man on the ground.

Inside a nearby R.V., a man told them he would his hostage if they approached.

SWAT team negotiators tried unsuccessfully to contact the man.

They finally entered the R.V. early Thursday and found the suspect and victims.

No further information was immediately available.