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.
Homicide scene at 192 Heartland Lane. pic.twitter.com/JEyWEmofAO
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) November 19, 2022
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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