Two dead after standoff near Brodie Road in Biloxi, police say

Two dead after standoff near Brodie Road in Biloxi, police say

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi police said a standoff has ended after units responded to an incident in the Reunion Place subdivision in Biloxi just off of Brodie Road Saturday.

Maj. Chris De Back said police responded to a call around 4:18 p.m. in reference to a man in his 20s wanting to take his own life. When units arrived on the scene, the suspect had locked himself inside a house.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital after police apprehended him, where he later died of his injuries.

During the course of the investigation, police learned that it appeared the suspect shot and killed a woman in her 20s. It is not known at this time what the connection was between the suspect and victim.

Police are investigating this incident as a murder-suicide.

The Biloxi Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the Biloxi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division (228) 435-6112, Biloxi Police Department Dispatch (228) 392-0641, or Biloxi Police Criminal Intelligence Unit at ciu@biloxi.ms.us.

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