West Allis Police surround apartment building after reports of a man with a gun

CREATED Aug 13, 2014

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WEST ALLIS - A standoff has ended in West Allis after police responded to reports of a man firing shots near an apartment building there.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 10400 block of W. Lincoln Ave. Officers were able to secure the area around the building while the man remained inside.

Eventually, officers were able to enter the apartment, where they found a 31-year-old man dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The West Allis Police Department says they did not use force during the incident.

Nobody else was hurt, and no other details are being released at this time.

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