Two men found dead after barricade situation in Southwest Memphis, MPD says

The Memphis Police Department (MPD) responded to a barricade situation on Heartland Lane Friday afternoon around 3 p.m.

According to MPD, one man shot another man he was related to inside of the home and then barricaded himself inside with a 4-year-old girl.

MPD said officers were able to negotiate the release of that girl and she exited the house unharmed.

About six-and-a-half hours later, FOX13 witnessed SWAT Team members enter the home, followed shortly by a flash of light and a loud bang.

MPD said they found the gunman and his relative, both dead inside the home.

The gunman, according to police, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said their investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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