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Jamul shooting suspect found dead after 16-hour standoff with deputies

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Posted at 2:11 PM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 12:02:54-05

UPDATE 2/16 - 8:59 A.M.
The man who barricaded himself inside a Jamul home during a 16-hour standoff with a deputies and SWAT officers was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday morning, authorites said.

JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) -- The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after one person was shot in Jamul Monday afternoon.

The Department reported the incident just before 2 p.m. on the 15000 block of Lyons Peak Road.

According to deputies, one victim was taken to a nearby hospital after the shooting. The victim reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body.

“Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail/SWAT is responding to the scene for a possible barricaded suspect,” the department said.

The department says it's currently trying to contact the suspect on the phone and over a PA system.

10News will continue to keep you updated as soon as we receive more information.