HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A brief ‘standoff’ at Ditto Landing on Tuesday morning ended with one person injured by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Huntsville Police Department (HPD) confirmed they responded to the area, but could only confirm they were called out to a “person with a gun.”
News 19 crews on the scene cited a large police presence, including SWAT teams, negotiators, and a drone unit.
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