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Standoff with San Antonio police ends with house on fire and two dead

Posted: 7:39 AM, Apr 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-17 10:12:10-04

 Police in San Antonio say at least two people are dead including a suspect who barricaded himself in a house; that he later burned down.

 Police were called to this house on Belden Avenue for reports of a man armed with an assault rifle.

 As officers arrived to the scene, shots were fired.

 Investigators believe the standoff began with a domestic disturbance. it’s unclear who the second victim is.

 Shortly before six o’clock police say the suspect and one other person were dead. No word on the condition of a third person who was also shot.

 It is not clear when the suspect set the house fire or if he shot himself or if he was shot by police.