ROLLA, MO. – A postal worker killed himself after a hostage situation Sunday evening.
Chief Sean Fagan with the Rolla Police Department said the worker was armed with a gun and took three co-workers hostage at around 1 p.m. after he finished his route.
One of the co-workers was able to call police at around 1:30, and SWAT officers were called in to assist. Police negotiated the release of the hostages and at around 6:30 the SWAT team entered the building and found the man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.