LINCOLN, Neb. — A grand jury will review the weekend death of a 62-year-old Lincoln man because he died during a standoff with police.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a police report says psychiatrist Subramanyam Rajagopal died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his home Saturday.

Police closed streets near Nebraska Highway 2 and 40th Street for several hours during the standoff Saturday evening.

Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister says officers didn’t fire their weapons. They found Rajagopal dead with four gunshot wounds when they entered the home.

Rajagopal’s medical license was suspended from 1998 to 2007. State records say that a review committee found he was mentally and physically unfit. After he was reinstated, Rajagopal worked briefly at the Lincoln Correctional Center.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com

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