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Man shot in Muncie police standoff dies at hospital; autopsy set for Tuesday


MUNCIE, Indiana — Authorities say a man shot during a standoff with Muncie police has died.

Delaware County Coroner Scott Hahn says 35-year-old Shawn Michael Ruble was pronounced dead Monday at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following the shooting. An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday.

The Star Press reports (http://tspne.ws/1eOBWeB ) a volley of five to seven shots could be heard at the end of the standoff.

Ruble had been holding police at bay in a detached garage in the city.

Witnesses said officers could be heard ordering the man to leave the garage and surrender his weapon.

It wasn't clear how the standoff began.

Information from: The Star Press, http://www.thestarpress.com

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