Man found dead inside Wilmer apartment following a report of gunshots

Wilmer Police Department responded to reports of gunshots heard at the EMLI at Liberty Crossing Apartments just before 3AM this morning. When they arrived, additional gunshots were heard from inside the apartment.

Officers learned a father and his young son were inside the apartment. Dallas County Sheriff’s Office tactical team along with the Hutchins Police Department were all called in to assist with the scene.

Dallas County SWAT made multiple unsuccessful attempts to communicate with the father. Officers eventually made entry into the apartment and located the father deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The young boy was unharmed.

Police are still investigating the incident.