An investigation is ongoing.

A man was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following an hours-long police standoff in the Kapilina Beach Homes community in Ewa Beach on Thursday, authorities said.

Police said officers were sent to the home on Bittern Avenue shortly after 7 a.m. for a man who was reportedly armed with a firearm.

Specialized Services Division officers and crisis negotiators were at the scene.

A man has been found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot would after a standoff in Ewa Beach, police said. (Hawaii News Now)

Nearby homes were evacuated, police said.

After attempts to negotiate a peaceful ending to the standoff, police managed to make entry into the home and found the man dead.

A spokesperson for Kapilina Beach Homes issued a statement, saying, “We are saddened by the loss of a community member and extend our deepest aloha and condolences to all those who are grieving today.”

This incident comes less than a week after a burglary suspect was shot dead by HPD following a barricade and fire in a home in Pearl City.

This is a developing story.

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