Linn Co. Standoff Ends with One Killed

LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner said a standoff ended Sunday night when deputies entered a garage and found the suspect dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Authorities at the intersection of Bertram Street and Skylark Drive. (Courtesy: David Merchan)

Linn County deputies were on the scene of a shooting and standoff, Sunday evening.

Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner said authorities surrounded a property near the intersection of Bertram Street and Skylark Drive around 5:30 p.m.

The sheriff said earlier that evening a male had shot another, causing minor injuries to an extremity. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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