Suspect in Terre Haute dead after shooting himself

One man is dead after a weekend standoff in Terre Haute.

Posted: Dec 10, 2017 6:44 PM
Updated: Dec 11, 2017 7:42 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - One man is dead after a weekend standoff in Terre Haute.

Police say the suspect shot and killed himself.

That suspect is 29-year-old Ronald Norton Jr.

Police say officers responded to a burglary near Monterey and Ohio Streets in Terre Haute.

According to police, officers found Norton Jr. nearby.

He was wanted on several charges, including burglary, criminal recklessness, and auto theft.

After several hours of negotiating with police, officials say Norton shot himself in the head.

He was taken to the hospital, where police say he later died.

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