Person found dead after barricade situation in Cordova
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County Deputies responded to a barricade situation late Friday night.
The standoff started around 9 p.m. at a home on Sawmill Creek Lane and lasted almost four hours.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office tells us it started as a welfare check. We’re told it turned into a barricade when deputies heard a gunshot from inside the home.
Officers said there was a person possibly armed inside the home.
Police say SWAT and negotiators were present and evacuated neighboring homes for safety.
When officers entered the house around 12:45 a.m., they found a man that an apparent self=inflicted gunshot wounds.
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.
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