(KMOV) – Deputies say a man shot himself in the head while being served a warrant at a Jefferson County home on Wednesday.
According to deputies, an officer arrived at a home in the 13000 block of Bader Rd. in DeSoto around 1 p.m. to serve an arrest warrant.
Authorities said the deputy entered the house and found the suspect, who was holding a .22 caliber gun to his head.
Deputies said the officer tried to get the suspect to drop the weapon, but he refused and shot himself once in the head.
The suspect, 50, was transported to the hospital, where he later died.