TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A 44-year-old man was found dead in a
house in Trussville Thursday at the end of a lengthy standoff with
police and sheriff's deputies.
Police said 44-year old James Robert Wells Jr., apparently died
of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The nearly 20-hour standoff started at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday
when Wells reportedly fired shots at officers who were sent to the
house to check on his welfare.
Around 9 a.m. Thursday, authorities entered the house and found
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