SWAT standoff ends after man found dead in Noblesville home

Man suspected in shooting of female

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - A SWAT standoff came to an end after a man was found dead inside a Noblesville home Monday evening.

Police responded to a home at 10387 Cerulean Drive, near State Road 37 and 191st Street, just before 3 p.m. Monday after a woman was shot.

The woman, Patricia E. Wagner, 52, of Noblesville, was treated for a single gunshot wound and released from the hospital Monday night, police said.

Police said the man suspected in the shooting -- Nicholas J. Proctor, 53, of Noblesville -- was holed up inside 10395 Cerulean Drive. SWAT teams and negotiators were called to the scene.

Police said they made initial contact with the Proctor by phone and spoke for about 45 minutes before he decided he did not want to talk to police anymore.

SWAT teams tried different tactics to try to bring a peaceful resolution to the standoff.

Authorities entered the home around 6:30 p.m. and found Proctor dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The case is still under investigation.

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