Suspect dead after hours-long standoff in Lawrence County

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. - Authorities say after more than 6 hours, the stand-off in Courtland has ended and the suspect is dead.

Law enforcement agents are at a home in Courtland where police say a man was barricaded inside a home. Several people have told us they were evacuated from their nearby apartment building around 6:00 Friday morning.

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation will be conducting the investigation into the incident.   

This is happening near the First Baptist Church on Jefferson Street in Courtland.

Our crew on the scene was told that law enforcement officers responded to a call of a man firing a gun.

Moulton police, Courtland Police, Town Creek Police, and Florence Lauderdale SWAT were all on scene as well as Lawrence County EMS

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