VANCOUVER, Wash. – A woman shot and killed herself during a standoff with a Vancouver police SWAT team inside an apartment Tuesday afternoon.
A detective was serving a search warrant related to an elder abuse case in the 5100 block of Northeast 72nd Avenue. According to police, a woman inside the apartment's bathroom pointed a gun at detectives when they entered the room. The detectives retreated and began talking with the woman.
A SWAT team was called to the scene.
Several minutes later, detectives heard a single gunshot inside the bathroom. SWAT team members entered the room and found the woman dead.
The woman's name was not immediately released.