Lower Salford Township Police responded to the 500 block of Groff Mill Road shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday night for a report of an armed subject.
According to a press release issued by Sergeant Cory Moyer of the Lower Salford Police Department the first officers arrived on the scene and head a gunshot coming from the residence where the subject was reported to be.
Additional police departments were called for assistance as well as the Montgomery County and the North Penn Tactical Response Team (NPTRT).
As a precaution, several nearby residences were evacuated until the scene could be secured and some area roads were closed.
After multiple, unsuccessful attempts were made by police to make contact with the subject, members of the NPTRT entered the residence on Friday morning and found the subject deceased in a bedroom. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The investigation is continuing.