UPDATE: Police standoff near Southwest Precinct ends with 1 in custody

10:09 PM: Police have blocked off an area just south of the Southwest Precinct/Home Depot vicinity because of a standoff with a man who is reported to be armed with a gun and machete, at a building on 24th SW. No injuries reported but you will want to avoid the area. We’re monitoring.

10:30 PM: Per radio, police have called in negotiators and SWAT and continue trying to get the man to surrender.

10:32 PM: And he’s now in custody. No injuries reported.

ADDED FRIDAY AFTERNOON: This incident is now summarized on SPD Blotter. The rifle seen with the suspect, who is 33 years old, turned out to be a BB gun.

2 Replies to "UPDATE: Police standoff near Southwest Precinct ends with 1 in custody"

  • Roque June 28, 2018 (10:47 pm)

    10:46: police still not letting anyone into the area… no sleep tonight it may seem as I wait in my car for police to unblock access. 

    • WSB June 28, 2018 (10:49 pm)

      Yes, sounds like they’re restricting access for a while as they continue investigating… but maybe not too long; they’ve just given the OK to reopen Delridge/Webster.

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