COLUMBIA, Md. — Howard County police say officers shot a man who had a gun after he made threats to kill his family and himself during a standoff in Columbia.

Police spokeswoman Lori Boone said by telephone Monday morning that the man was shot by officers, but she did not have further details about the standoff.

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue spokeswoman Maria Hogg says by telephone that the man has serious injuries.

Police say Tamar Drive is closed between Foreland Garth and state route 175 for an investigation.

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