A Hudson Valley man is being treated after he held police up for five hours in an apparent suicide by cop attempt.

On Monday around 11:50 a.m., Kingston Police responded to the Super 8 Motel for reports of a man harassing another person. Arriving officers were told the man was in room 241 and displayed a gun.

Authorities evacuated the two-story wing of the hotel and set up a perimeter.

The man, 36-year-old Dennis O. Stokes of Hurley, waved a black handgun out of the motel window, police say, and threatened to shoot anyone that tried to enter his room.

Several times during negations, Stokes pointed the gun out of the window at officers. At one point, he opened his motel room door and pointed the gun at an officer who was outside the room, officials say.

Just before 5 p.m., smoke was seen coming from under the hotel room door. The fire quickly spread and Stokes jumped from the second story window, officials say.

Stokes was taken into custody and transported to HV Health Alliance. The extent of his injuries are not known at this time. Police did say Stokes was conscious with several cuts.

Charges are expected to be filed. We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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