A man who allegedly fired a gun into a pillow near his girlfriend’s head has apparently killed himself, Kansas City police said Tuesday afternoon.
The victim called police about 9:15 a.m. to a home in the 11000 block of Booth Avenue to report that her boyfriend had assaulted her, then fired the gun into the pillow while she was on the bed. She escaped.
The man refused to come out of the home or talk to officers, said police Capt. Tye Grant. Police eventually called tactical officers and negotiators to the scene just after 11 a.m. The standoff continued for several hours and police were never able to contact the man, Grant said. Police then entered the home and found him dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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