Police: Suspect Dead After SWAT Situation In Fairfield, Ohio

Posted at 10:03 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-20 22:39:00-05

FAIRFIELD, Oh. (WLWT) – Police are investigating after a SWAT situation ended with a suspect dead in Fairfield on Saturday.

The incident started around 8 p.m. when Fairfield police responded to Walter Avenue for a report of shots fired.

Police said when officers arrived on scene, they heard what appeared to be gun shots coming from the home.

The Hamilton-Fairfield SWAT team responded to the scene and was fired at by a suspect at the house. Officials said no one was struck and they did not return fire.

Officials the SWAT team entered the house around 4 a.m. and found the suspect dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The incident is still under investigation, officials said.