Tucson PD: Standoff ends, man dead from self-inflicted gunshot - Tucson News Now

Police: Standoff ends, suspect dead

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Police were assisting the U.S. Marshals Service, which was serving a fugitive warrant out of Las Vegas at 7816 East Callisto Circle. Police were assisting the U.S. Marshals Service, which was serving a fugitive warrant out of Las Vegas at 7816 East Callisto Circle.
East Tanque Verde and East Wrightstown roads were closed during the standoff. East Tanque Verde and East Wrightstown roads were closed during the standoff.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police say a standoff with a barricaded man in an east-side apartment has ended and the suspect is dead.

Police say the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Tucson Police were assisting the U.S. Marshals Service, which was serving a fugitive warrant out of Las Vegas at 7816 East Callisto Circle, near Tanque Verde and Pio Decimo, according to a Marshals spokesman.

Police say the man was wanted in Las Vegas for robbery and kidnapping and in Phoenix on a warrant for dangerous drugs.

Police thought the man might have a child with him, but determined about midway through the standoff that he was alone in his ex-girlfriend's apartment.

Police shut down East Tanque Verde Road near Camino Pio Decimo during the standoff.

East Wrightstown Road was also closed between Pio Decimo and North Pantano Road.

Neighboring apartments and nearby businesses, including a gymnastics school were evacuated.

Tucson News Now's Matt Mendes is at the scene. He can be followed on Twitter at @MattMendesTNN.

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