Officers say armed woman that shot at them has killed herself

Authorities have surrounded a mobile home off Joy Road in an attempt to subdue a potentially armed woman.
Authorities have surrounded a mobile home off Joy Road in an attempt to subdue a potentially armed woman.

UPDATE: 2:15 p.m.

Officials tell News 3 that the armed woman police were trying to subdue has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her body remains inside her mobile home.

After SWAT team members busted in her door, they came out around five minutes later with nobody in custody. An ambulance then pulled up without lights on and EMT’s retrieved the woman’s body. The Muscogee County coroner pronounced the woman dead at 2:15 p.m.

Original Story

Several law enforcement officers and SWAT officials have surrounded a mobile home park on Joy Road in an attempt to subdue an armed suspect.

Authorities say they went to a trailer-home on Joy Road to serve a burglary arrest warrant on a woman they say fired multiple times at officers. One witness at the scene tells News 3 that about five police cars were parked at the Pine Meadows Mobile Home Park, located in the 900 block of Joy Road.

Police surround Pine Meadows Mobile Park
Police surround Pine Meadows Mobile Park

Police say the armed suspect barricaded herself in the home with her dog as police surrounded the home. Officers have sent a robot to inspect inside the home. Some SWAT officials have pulled the woman’s air conditioner out of the mobile home. Authorities say the woman is not holding any hostages inside.

News 3 is currently on the scene, where we will continue to keep you updated on this incident throughout the day. To see more photos of the crime scene, just click here.

 

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