In a News 10 follow-up: The Greene County coroner has ruled the death of James Jarman, 48 of Linton, a suicide.
On Feb. 28 officers responded to a suicidal subject around 6 p.m. at 420 SW J Street in Linton.
They found Jarman on the back porch with a handgun.
Officers attempted to negotiate with him, but he would not give the handgun up. Officials report there was a conflict and shots were fired.
Jarman was pronounced dead at the scene.