TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – A six-hour long standoff ended just after 6:00 a.m. on Monday. Police discovered the suspect’s body inside the home.
The Montgomery County SWAT unit was called to the 6300 block of Westford Rd. sometime after 11:00 p.m. Sunday.
Police say the mother of Shawn Watson, 39, told police her son had a gun.
Officers were using a bull horn to convince Watson to come out of the house. They also threw tear gas into the home.
When officers finally entered the home, Watson was already dead.
Police believe he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.