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SWAT team finds man dead after barricade situation in a Lake in the Hills home

(SUN-TIMES) — A 51-year-old man was found dead when a SWAT team responded to a home Friday night in northwest suburban Lake in the Hills.

About 5 p.m., officers investigating an assault in the 1100 block of Burr Street were attempting to talk to a man locked in a room inside his home when they heard a single gunshot, according to a statement from Lake in the Hills police.

The officers called the McHenry County SWAT team for assistance and they attempted to make contact with the man again, police said. When the man did not respond, SWAT officers entered the room and found him dead.

Police said he was the only person in the home. His name has not been released.

Police were conducting a death investigation Friday night. An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.

Chicago Sun-Times wrote this article

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