Pierce County sheriff’s deputies found a 47-year-old man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound early today after an overnight standoff in the Bonney Lake area.
No sheriff’s deputies or others were injured during the incident in the 14600 block of Prairie Ridge Drive East, Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said. No deputies fired their weapons during the standoff, he added.
Investigators suspect alcohol and drugs played a role what happened.
The incident began about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when a woman called 911 to say two men were arguing over a missing iPod in the home. Dispatchers could hear …