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UPDATE: SWAT Situation In West Central Spokane Is Over

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A SWAT situation in west central Spokane came to an end Thursday evening after police introduced chemical agents to the suspects home.

Maceo Williams, 27, surrendered about five minutes after the chemical agents were released.

He was wanted for second-degree assault. Williams is already a two-time convicted felon.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The SWAT team responded to the west central neighborhood in the area of Broadway and Nettleton Thursday afternoon.

We are told police were attempting to locate a suspect with a felony warrant at a home in the neighborhood. When they arrived at the house, they located the suspect, who saw police and ran back inside.

Police originally had information that the suspect had a handgun, and with that knowledge, called in the SWAT team. Right now the SWAT team and negotiators are trying to talk the suspect out.

Police are asking everyone to stay out of the area until the situation is over.

We will update this story as soon as any new information becomes available.



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