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Alliance man commits suicide after pointing gun at police

Litman lived at the home on Ridgehill Avenue. (Source: Google Maps) Litman lived at the home on Ridgehill Avenue. (Source: Google Maps)
ALLIANCE, OH (WOIO) -

An Alliance man is dead from an apparent suicide, following a domestic dispute. 

Douglas Litman died at Alliance Community Hospital after Stark County Sheriff's Deputies say he shot himself on July 12. 

Alliance Police responded to a home on Ridgehill Avenue NW for an ongoing domestic dispute late Saturday night. The Stark County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene. 

As officers approached the residence to investigate, Litman pointed a handgun at the deputies and attempted to shoot him. Deputies fired back and Litman ran into the basement. 

Moments later, officers heard a gunshot from inside the home. When they went in, they saw the suspect was injured from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot would. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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