A five-hour standoff with an armed barricaded person at a residence in west Fort Worth ended late Thursday when police entered the house and found the person inside, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Officers were called to the 10200 block of Maverick Drive about 6:30 p.m. on a weapons call, according to the police call log. SWAT personnel and more than three dozen police units had responded to the call by 9 p.m., the call log showed.
The standoff ended about 11:30 p.m., after police entered the house and found the person dead.
Authorities closed northbound traffic Chapel Creek Boulevard at Westpoint Boulevard and asked the public to avoid the area.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to the Star-Telegram