The Associated Press
A suspect in an hourslong police stand-off in northeast Phoenix was
found dead after SWAT officers stormed an apartment.
The stand-off began Tuesday night after the man allegedly pulled a
gun on a woman and another man in an apartment.
The couple managed to get out and go to a nearby Circle K, where they
Police said when officers arrived at the apartment complex near 40th
Street and Union Hills the suspect fired several shots and barricaded
himself in an apartment.
Some residents were evacuated.
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The standoff lasted about five hours before police fired a flash-bang
device. Then when officers entered the apartment, they say they found
the suspect dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.