Man's death ruled homicide in standoff

June 18, 2009 5:05:58 AM PDT
A man who exchanged gunfire with police during a standoff at his Southwest Side home did not die from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the medical examiner.Autopsy results show the man died from multiple gunshot wounds. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Police said it initially appeared to be a suicide.

The standoff took place Tuesday night in the Gage Park community.

An Independent Police Review Authority spokesman says a police officer did fire a weapon.


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