UPDATE: After a standoff that lasted from the late night hours Friday into the early morning hours Saturday, Loves Park Police Chief Jim Puckett says the man inside a home killed himself.
The standoff started when the man, in his 40s pointed a gun at police. Officers fired as the man returned inside his home. Then police report hearing a single gunshot. Communication with the man stopped at the point.
Early Saturday morning a police robot discovered the man's body.
Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fiduccia says the man died of a single gunshot wound to the head.
PREVIOUS:There's a reported standoff in Loves Park. A SWAT truck is near the 2300 block of Devon Ave. along with more than a dozen other officers.
Police were putting on heavy gear, armed with their weapons, but no officials have confirmed the seriousness of the situation.
Our 13 News team will bring more information as it becomes available.
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