The Greene County Coroner has ruled the death of a Linton man one week ago a suicide. Indiana State and Linton Police and deputies from the Greene County Sheriff’s Department were called to 420 "J" Street Southwest to investigate a report of a suicidal man. 48 year-old James Jarman was found on the back porch with a handgun. Jarman refused police orders to put the gun down. During negotiations, a conflict ensued and shots were fired. Jarman was pronounced dead at the scene.