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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City police say a man who barricaded himself inside an apartment building has been found dead.

The Rapid City Journal reports that one of the man’s neighbors called police about 8 a.m. Thursday to report that the man was making threats to hurt others and himself. The incident prompted police to evacuate homes in the area.

Police discovered the body when they entered the apartment shortly before 1 p.m. to deliver a phone for communications with a negotiator.

No further details were released.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com