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Update: Gulfport standoff ends with suicide

Update:  After Gulfport Police Officers and a SWAT Team surrounded a home on Tuesday, an armed man inside committed suicide.

Sergeant Clayton Fulks with the GPD confirmed that after several hours and attempts to make contact with the man inside of the home, he was eventually found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot. The standoff occurred at a home near Jones Avenue and 22nd Street.

In a tweet from the GPD during the situation, they stated that the man may have been suffering from “mental issues.”

Original Report: 

The Gulfport Police Department is currently on the scene outside of a home where a man with a gun is possibly suffering from “mental issues”. Reports indicate that there is no one else inside of the home at this time.

News Mississippi will update this story as more information becomes available.

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