Suspect barricades himself inside home in N. Spokane

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 4:32 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 18 at 6:00 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Authorities responded to a standoff around 12:30 Friday morning near Post and Garland.

SWAT team members swarmed a home after a man barricaded himself inside a unit inside a triplex.

Police said a woman living at the home had a protection order against the suspect. Officials learned the suspect was possibly armed with a shotgun and a rifle. Then, they call the SWAT team.

Authorities quickly evacuated other people living in the building. Then, police contacted the suspect using a blow horn. Minutes later, they were able to coax the man out of the house safely.

Police have not released the suspect’s identity. The incident lasted a few hours.

There were no reports of any injuries. 
 

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