Man found dead from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound after SWAT situation in Shelbyville

Photo from the scene.

SHELBYVILLE, Ind.– Police and SWAT were called to a residence on Shelbyville’s east side Thursday.

The incident occurred on Indiana Avenue, near McLane Street. Police say they received a battery complaint around 9:15 a.m. and followed up on it by about 9:50 a.m.

Officers arrived and tried to make contact with the suspect inside the home. At least one shot was fired at officers by the suspect. Nobody was hit by the bullet, and police called in a SWAT team.

Police tried multiple times to make contact with the suspect. Eventually they entered and found the man dead from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound.

 

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