WATCH: The scene in Trenton, where hostage situation ended with 1 person dead

Here’s what we know now about a standoff today in Trenton that left one person dead:

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  • Butler County Sheriff’s deputies went to a Trenton house in search of a suspect from an overnight homicide in Madison Twp. When deputies knocked on the door, a man started shooting at them.
  • Deputies returned fire and then retreated. Deputies then began negotiating with the man.
  • An “elderly woman” was killed inside the Trenton home on Sal Boulevard after a hostage situation, according to Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones.
  • One woman, who was also a hostage, escaped the home.
  • A man, who tried to commit suicide, is in custody and has been transported to a local hospital. When deputies entered the home, the man was alive and pointed a handgun under his chin and fired at least once.

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LIVE: We're live from the scene in Trenton of where a hostage situation occurred earlier Wednesday. An “elderly woman” was killed inside a home.

Posted by Journal-News on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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