WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway following a deadly domestic disturbance at a Warwick home Tuesday evening.
Warwick Police Chief Bradford Connor tells 12 News officers rushed to the Sarah Teft Drive home following reports of a man inside with a firearm.
Officers wearing tactical gear and carrying rifles surrounded the home for hours. 12 News heard officers attempting to communicate with the man via megaphone.
Connor said at one point, officers heard what they believed to be a single gunshot.
With the assistance of a Rhode Island Bomb Squad robot, Connor said officers entered the home and found the man’s body.
Connor did not specify how the man died, but identified him as being in his late 50s.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident remain unknown. Connor said there is no active threat to the public at this time.