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SWAT team called to a standoff in Lower Salford Twp.

SWAT crews find person dead inside home

LOWER SALFORD TWP., Pa. - Police say they a person was found dead inside of a home in Lower Salford Thursday night, after officers went to the home for a report of a person with a gun.

Lower Salford Township Police said they responded to a home in the 500 block of Groff's Mill Road shortly before 9:00 p.m. A news release from police indicated that the first responding officers heard a gunshot coming from the residence when they arrived.

The North Penn Tactical Response Team responded to assist, as did other law enforcement agencies from Montgomery County, according to the release.

Police said after multiple attempts to make contact with the person inside the home, the North Penn Tactical Response Team entered the house. The Team found the resident dead in a bedroom, they said.

Police said they did evacuate some neighboring homes while the investigation took place. Authorities have not released the name of the person found dead.

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