TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Several law enforcement groups were involved in a standoff at a home on the northwest side Wednesday, Aug. 22.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department confirmed Wednesday night that the body of a man was found inside the home after the standoff earlier in the afternoon. According to PCSD it appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and they are not releasing the name of the man, until next of kin is notified.
The Tucson Police Department confirmed the situation is connected to a fatal crash that happened in Tucson on July 29.
Authorities have said 42-year-old Jason Patty was driving a motorcycle when hit it a stalled vehicle on Stone Avenue.
Renee Doty, 37, was a passenger on Patty's motorcycle. She died at a local hospital a day later.
The TPD said Patty fled the scene and he has been wanted on a felony count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
The standoff was at a home in the 5800 block of Edenbrook Lane, which is west of Oracle Road.
The Tucson Police Department, U.S. Marshals and Pima County Sheriff's Department were all on the scene.
Authorities were heard over a speaker saying "this is the police, we know you are inside, exit through the front door."