A suspect in a Gilbert homicide is dead in an apparent suicide after barricading himself in the parking lot of a Tempe Motel 6. The unidentified man was located by Gilbert detectives at the motel and locked himself in a vehicle when officers approached.
According to Gilbert Police, “A single gunshot was heard from the car following gas deployment after the suspect ceased negotiations. The suspect was transported with a gunshot wound.”
The suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital.
No officers were injured in this incident and no officers fired weapons.