Details Emerge: Taunton Man Died After Domestic Disturbance
TAUNTON — More details have emerged in the case of a Taunton man who died after barricading himself inside his bedroom with a gun on Tuesday afternoon.
The man has now been identified as 41-year-old Peter Rose, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.
Police said Rose died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Taunton Police were called to Rose's apartment for a domestic disturbance at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.
A woman called 911 and stated that her daughter was the victim of an ongoing domestic incident involving her husband Rose at their 29 Grant St. apartment.
Responding officers made contact with the wife and learned her husband had barricaded himself in his bedroom with a firearm, the D.A.'s office said.
Officers immediately removed the woman and her two young children from the home.
Police and a SWAT team from the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council set up a secure perimeter outside the apartment and attempted to contact Rose numerous times, to no avail.
At around 8 p.m., a robotic device entered the apartment and the bedroom, where Rose was found unresponsive.
The D.A.'s office said he appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A single .40 caliber spent casing was found near the body and a .40 caliber Glock firearm was found directly next to him.
A paramedic on scene declared Rose dead at 8:17 p.m.
No foul play is suspected.
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