DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a suspect, who fired at civilians and officers in a southern DeKalb County standoff, has been killed.
Capt. Stephen Fore says DeKalb County police received a 911 call around 9 p.m. Sunday reporting an armed, suicidal male alone inside a home in a subdivision.
Fore says the man, identified as Austin Leake, 20, fired at responding officers and at neighbors who were being evacuated from their homes. No one was injured.
A SWAT team arrived and attempted negotiations. Fore says Leake fired on SWAT officers, who returned fire.
Interim Chief of Police James Conroy said officers believe Leake was struck by one of the SWAT members.
The SWAT team made entry around 1 a.m. and found the suspect dead.
The suspect wasn't immediately identified, pending notification of family.