Bank to reopen 4 days after standoff

September 8, 2008 1:57:18 PM PDT
The Wheaton Bank and trust is set to reopen Tuesday, four days after a frightening standoff. A man disarmed a Wheaton police officer Friday then took about a dozen bank employees and customers hostage.

The standoff ended when the suspect shot and killed himself.

Family members say 42-year-old Michael Long had been struggling emotionally but was not a bad person.

Long's father told the Chicago Tribune his son had been on anti-depressants.


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