Missouri police officer is dead after 911 call of women screaming

(CNN) A shooting incident that left one police officer dead and two others injured in Missouri started with a 911 phone call punctuated by screams.

The call came in about 10:20 p.m. ET Tuesday. During the call, two women could be heard screaming in the background at the home in Clinton, said Sgt. Bill Lowe of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

When Clinton Police Department officers rushed to the scene, gunfire erupted.

The shooter barricaded himself in the home, leading to a nearly two-hour standoff. The SWAT team entered and found him dead just after midnight Wednesday, Lowe said.

One officer was fatally shot inside the home, Lowe said, while two others are in stable condition and undergoing treatment for gunshot wounds -- one in the arm and the other in the shoulder.

The identities of the three officers are being withheld pending the notification of the next-of-kin.

Lowe said they believe they know who the shooter is, but will not release any information until they "are positive" about his identity.

It's unclear how he died or what his relationship to the women was. The women were not injured, Lowe said.

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