Suspect Dead Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Following Standoff In Shawnee

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 1:59 pm
By: News 9

A suspect has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff in Shawnee, according to police. 

The incident happened Thursday afternoon near Kickapoo and Benedict. 

Three nearby schools -- Shawnee High School, Jim Thorpe Academy and Jefferson Elementary -- were placed on lockdown due to the standoff.  

Police were investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened earlier.

Officers went to a home to question a person about the crash but shots were fired at police, prompting the standoff. 

Police identified the suspect as Brandon Goodin and confirmed he died inside the home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

Stay with News 9 and for more information as it becomes available. 

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