Burglary suspects shoots self following standoff in Jefferson County
(KMOV.com) – A burglary suspect shot himself to death following a standoff with deputies in Jefferson County Monday night.
According to deputies, authorities went to issue a search warrant at a home in the 2100 block of Devonshire Dr. in Imperial around 8:40 p.m. when a man with a gun barricaded himself inside.
Authorities say they attempted to negotiate with the man for more than an hour before hearing a gunshot from inside the house around 10 p.m.
Deputies forced their way into the home and found the man in the basement with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The investigation is ongoing.