3 Wilmington Officers Shot At Domestic Dispute Call, Suspect Dead After 12-Hour Standoff: Police

Authorities say 3 Wilmington Officers Shot while responding to a domestic violence incident in Delaware’s largest city.

Following an approximately 12-hour standoff with the authorities, the suspect, 31-year-old Bernard Goodwyn of Smyrna, Delaware, was discovered dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday morning, according to Wilmington police.

According to authorities, the three cops who were hurt were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition. One of the police was treated and discharged after the incident.

According to police, the incident began at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when they got a 911 call reporting a domestic argument in progress.

When authorities entered the Wilmington apartment to speak with Goodwyn, the male suspect engaged in the domestic altercation, Goodwyn reportedly opened fire on them, according to police.

According to police, authorities set up a cordon and attempted to negotiate Goodwyn’s surrender for approximately 12 hours. During the standoff, scores of cops stood guard with their rifles drawn, shutting off several city blocks.

Goodwyn was found dead when authorities entered the room where he was on Thursday morning, according to authorities. According to authorities, his pistol was discovered at the site.lgnews-3-Wilmington-Officers-Shot.jpg2

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