FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) The Fort Worth SWAT team and dozens of units from the Fort Worth Police Department responded to a shots fired call and hostage situation at an apartment complex in west Fort Worth Thursday afternoon.

A woman had dialed 911 and whispered to a dispatcher that there was a man with a gun inside an apartment.

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SWAT team members and officers in body gear focused their attention to a unit on the 3rd floor, where the suspect used a juvenile as a shield. Eventually four people, all believed to have been hostages, were escorted out by police.

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A short time later police brought the suspect out of the apartment on a flat board, where his injuries to the upper part of his body and blood on his head and face could be seen.

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SWAT fired one shot in the incident and the suspect has since been confirmed dead, however it is unclear if he died from the shot fired or from self-inflicted wounds.