swat_standoff_lakevilleA man is dead following a SWAT standoff near Lakeville.

It happened at a home on the 21000 block of Osborne Road in St. Joseph County.

According to St. Joseph County Sheriff Michael D. Grzegorek, police were called to do a welfare check on a man under investigation by the Special Victims Unit.

Shortly after police knocked on his door, they heard a gunshot.

The SWAT team was assembled, and after a warrant was issued, officers made their way into the home.

They found the man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police have not released the man’s name or why he was under investigation.

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