It all began when Mount Laurel police officers responded to the report of a barricaded subject on the unit block of Kenton Place in the Lakes Development at approximately 4:20 a.m. Friday.
A New Jersey State Police SWAT team and K-9 unit were called in to assist in the operation.
Nearby residents were evacuated after reports the man discharge a weapon several times.
Police eventually made entry into the home to find the man dead inside.
The man's identity has not yet been released.