By CBSBoston.com Staff

FALMOUTH (CBS) — A woman was found dead in a North Falmouth home Tuesday, and 23-year-old Tyler James Gibbs was arrested for murder after a lengthy standoff with police.

Officers responded to a home on Old Main Road after a 911 call reported a shooting around 10:45 a.m. They were confronted by a man with a gun outside the house, said a joint statement from Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Falmouth Police Chief Edward Dunne.

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Police kept him in view outside and then went into the home to look for a victim. A young woman, who has not been identified, was found dead in an upstairs bedroom.

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Officers left the house and began negotiating with the man, who was later identified as Gibbs. Massachusetts State Police and the SWAT Team also responded to the scene.

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Gibbs eventually surrendered. He will be arraigned in Falmouth District Court on a charge of first-degree murder.

CBSBoston.com Staff