Police, SWAT respond to standoff in north Spokane


Police, SWAT respond to standoff in north SpokaneSpokane Police and SWAT team members responded to a home in the area of Addison and Empire Tuesday afternoon where a wanted man has reportedly holed up and refused to come out despite police commands over a loud speaker. 

Officers took at least one person into custody at the home but another man remained in the home.

After about an hour, Spokane SWAT team members approached approached the home and threw tear gas through the basement window. A short time later, the man gave himself up to police, walking out the back door.

Police also used a robot to search the house for the suspect.

The man was taken into custody without incident. Additional details were not immediately available as of Tuesday afternoon.

(story and photo: KHQ.com)