St. Louis, MO (KTRS) — A man is dead after a police standoff at a north St. Louis motel.
Police say the man barricaded himself inside the First Western Inn on East Grand and North Broadway at just before 9 a.m. Friday as officers tried to arrest him. Officers heard a shot ring out and tactical officers were called in.
The man’s girlfriend and a 5-year-old child came out around 11 a.m. Tactical officers then found the man’s body in the bathtub with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. His identity has not been released.