North Spokane standoff ends with removal of four adults; one child - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

North Spokane standoff ends with removal of four adults; one child

SPOKANE, Wash.- After a several hour long standoff, Spokane Police arrested Taurean D. Jones for 1st degree Assault.

On Thursday just after midnight, a man called police to report that someone was shooting at him in the area of Nettleton and Wellesley. The victim was able to provide an excellent suspect description and followed the suspect to the address on Queen.

Responding patrol officers surrounded 2217 W. Queen, and maintained safe locations of cover. Just after 2am, members of the SWAT team arrived. After a 2 hour long standoff, all residents of the home exited and made contact with police.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit responded to investigate the 1st degree Assault. Officers located the suspect's bicycle and a shell casing used during the assault.

Detectives executed a search warrant at the Queen address and recovered evidence related to the assault. Jones was booked into Spokane County Jail for 1st degree Assault. Jones is a known gang member, with a local criminal history.

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