A state police swat team member readies a robot to enter a home where a man had barricaded himself on Friday, May 10, 2013 in Trenton, N.J. The standoff with an armed man who police said took multiple hostages entered its second day Saturday as authorities worked to negotiate his surrender and his captives' safe release. The man, whose identity has not been released, was holed up in a brick house in South Trenton more than 18 hours after the standoff began Friday afternoon, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Trentonian, Scott Ketterer) TRENTON TIMES OUT; PHILLY METRO OUTThe Associated Press
TRENTON, N.J. – Police say the bodies of a woman and a 13-year-old boy have been found after a dayslong standoff in New Jersey, and a suspect was killed in the rescue of three children inside the home.
Authorities said at a news conference Sunday that officers stormed the house and shot 38-year-old Gerald Tyrone Murphy because he was threatening one of the children. Murphy later died of his injuries.
The standoff ended at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, about 37 hours after it began. Murphy had been holed-up in a two-story red brick house in South Trenton since Friday afternoon.
Police say they were called to the home on reports that a man had barricaded himself inside. Authorities say police entered the home and found the man brandishing a gun.