Police at the scene
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Man dies after overnight stand-off with police

A man who shot himself in a park in Luton, Bedfordshire, following a long stand-off with police, has died at the scene.

Police negotiations with the man in Leagrave Common started on Sunday night and continued into Monday.

The man, believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, died while being treated at the scene.

The BBC's Nikki Jenkins describes the scene.

  • 24 Jan 2011