Sheriff: 5 people found dead, including shooter, after man called officer to say he shot his family

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Sheriff: 5 Dead, Including Shooter, After SWAT Standoff In Washington State

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BELFAIR, Wash. -- Five people are dead, including the suspected shooter, following a standoff at a home in Belfair on Friday morning, Mason County sheriff's deputies said.

A SWAT team with negotiators was sent to the scene Friday morning, and initial reports were that there had been a 911 call from a man saying he had shot four people and had a gun to his own head.

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Sheriff: 5 people found dead, including shooter, after man called officer to say he shot his family
Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury, right, talks to reporters as Chief Criminal Deputy Ryan Spurling looks on at left near the scene of a fatal shooting, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Mason County Coroner's van arrives at the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mason County Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputy Ryan Spurling, right, escorts Adeline Peebles, left, and a child away from the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. Peebles said she was a friend of the people involved in the shooting. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Washington State Patrol detective walks with protective foot covers on near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. A gunman who killed four people in rural Washington state called an officer he previously encountered to say he shot his family, leading to an hours long standoff at a home Friday that ended with his suicide, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Investigators are seen through trees as they photographs the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. A gunman who killed four people in rural Washington state called an officer he previously encountered to say he shot his family, leading to an hours long standoff at a home Friday that ended with his suicide, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mason County Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputies Russ Osterhout, left, and Ryan Spurling, right, stand on a road near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. A gunman who killed four people in rural Washington state called an officer he previously encountered to say he shot his family, leading to an hours long standoff at a home Friday that ended with his suicide, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Washington State Patrol detective is seen through trees as he works the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. A gunman who killed four people in rural Washington state called an officer he previously encountered to say he shot his family, leading to an hours long standoff at a home Friday that ended with his suicide, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury becomes emotional as he talks about the scene his deputies and other responders were faced with when a fatal shooting occurred Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Investigators wearing respirators walk outside a building at the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
An investigator is seen through trees as he photographs the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mason County Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputy Russ Osterhout looks down a road near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A Mason County Sheriff Dept. SWAT vehicle drives a few miles from the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Investigators wearing respirators walk outside a building at the scene of a fatal shooting Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, near Belfair, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Four victims confirmed and the suspect is deceased.
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The scene is secure. The suspect shot himself. Investigation is ongoing.
Stand off and negotiations ongoing.
Scene is not secure. https://t.co/s1TclE3bYn
Reports of four shot at a private residence. The SWAT team is enroute Outside of Belfair. No address will be given until the scene is secure
.@MasonCoSheriff says female teen rushed to hospital in this ambulance Unknown how connected to shooting. #Q13FOX https://t.co/dFL0RKN5UO
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A 12-year-old girl who was related to the suspect escaped from the scene, but wasn't shot.

Mason County Chief Deputy Ryan Spurling says the girl who survived is 12 and was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday. Neither the gunman nor his four victims have been identified.

According to The Associated Press, Spurling also clarified how authorities were notified of the shooting. He says the gunman called an officer he had dealt with in the past to say he had shot and killed his family.

That officer went to the home Friday morning with another deputy and found the man, who was armed.

Authorities negotiated with him for hours before they entered the home and found the victims. Officials say the man killed himself.

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