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Man found dead after barricading himself inside Tamarac home

Authorities in Tamarac are working an active scene in which a SWAT team was been called in.
Authorities in Tamarac are working an active scene in which a SWAT team was been called in.

TAMARAC, Fla. – A man was found dead Tuesday, a day after he barricaded himself inside a home in Tamarac, authorities said.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 12:40 p.m. Monday, deputies received a call regarding a disturbance in the 8000 block of Lagos de Campo in Tamarac.

Upon arrival, the subject, a man who was believed to be armed, barricaded himself inside the home and refused to come out, deputies said.

Members from the BSO SWAT team and crisis negotiators responded to the scene.

A spokeswoman from BSO confirmed that after a lengthy standoff, detectives entered the home Tuesday and found the man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Homicide and crime scene detectives also responded to the scene to assist with the investigation.

The man’s identity has not been released nor have further details about the initial disturbance.


About the Authors:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.

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