Update: Man Barricaded in Tacoma Surrenders

Update: Man Barricaded in Tacoma Surrenders

Man Barricaded in Tacoma Surrenders:  Update

A 67-year old-man who allegedly fired shots into homes and pointed his weapons at individuals in a Tacoma, Washington residential area, has surrendered.

He had holed up in his own home with an estimated 4 assault weapons.  Negotiations continued for hours.

A barrage of tear gas canisters were discharged into the house.  About 9 p.m. the 67 year old man surrendered.

Just before 9 p.m. sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer tweeted: “Suspect in custody excellent job … No one hurt or killed ..”

Pierce County sheriff’s deputies had described the standoff as a “very dangerous situation.

The man was described by neighbors as having mental problems.  They also believe he may have been drinking.

James Turnage

Columnist-The Guardian Express

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