Maui man shoots himself in the hand before ending standoff with police

Maui man shoots himself in the hand before ending standoff with police
Map of the are where the standoff took place. (Source: Maps)

MAUI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man is in custody following a lengthy standoff with Maui police.

It all started around 2 a.m. Sunday morning when police responded to a call about gunshots at 401 Alakapa Place in Paia.

Authorities say they found Nicolas Niely barricaded in a building. They say he was armed and threatening to shoot himself.

After talking with police negotiators for hours, they say the 40-year-old shot himself in the hand and surrendered to police. He surrendered shortly after 5 a.m.

He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and arrested for First Degree Burglary.

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