Ax-wielding man demands Boston radio station play Insane Clown Posse song
Police say he will undergo a psychiatric evaluation
MEDFORD, Mass. – Police say an ax-wielding man showed up outside a Massachusetts radio station demanding that the song “My Axe” be played and held off responding officers for three hours.
Witnesses and station employees say the man arrived at Kiss 108 in Medford on Monday with an ax in hand and unsuccessfully requested the station play the song by Insane Clown Posse.
Arriving officers found the 38-year-old man in his car in the station parking lot. Police say he tossed sharp-edged weapons out of the car during the standoff, and officers unsuccessfully used a stun gun on him.
The man surrendered around 4:30 p.m. WBZ-TV reports he had minor self-inflicted cuts on his arms.
Police say he will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Kiss 108 bills itself as “Boston’s #1 Hit Music Station.”
Insane Clown Posse originated in the Detroit-area, with group members growing up in Oak Park, Michigan.
Copyright 2017 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.