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Spokane Police Respond To Domestic Dispute

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Just before 7am Spokane Police responded to a domestic dispute between a father and his adult son at 1200 West Central.

The son took his father's vehicle last night but returned the car to his parent's this morning. An argument ensued, and the father left the home, leaving his son inside. The son threatened to harm himself with a gun, and the family was very concerned about his welfare.

Spokane Police Crisis Negotiators were on scene and established dialogue with the 30 year old man.  The man's cries for help were recognized, and police spent nearly two hours trying to convince the man to obtain the necessary help.  

Ultimately, the man refused the offers for assistance, and law enforcement felt their presence was no longer helping diffuse the situation.  

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