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Standoff In Spokane Valley Ends Peacefully

Spokane Valley Police Department Press Release:

On Sunday morning, April 7, 2013, at about 3:20 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Sullivan Court Apartments at 511 S. Sullivan Road to a shooting call.  Information provided to 911 was that there were male subject arguing in the parking lot and that two gun shots were heard.  No injuries were reported.

 

Deputies arrived on scene and detained two adult male subjects that were attempting to leave the complex.  They told deputies they had been inside a residence where an argument took place with a male, later identified as 32-year-old Justin Roberson.  Deputies quickly learned Roberson had a felony warrant for his arrest for a weapons violation charge and that he had possibly pointed a weapon at the two male subjects in the parking lot.

 

Due to Roberson's history, the complex was secured and Sheriff's Office SWAT personnel, the Bomb Squad and Sheriff's Office hostage negotiators responded to the scene.  At approximately 6:20 a.m. Roberson was taken into custody without incident.

 

  • Roberson was booked into the Spokane County Jail on the felony warrant.  The investigation is on-going.
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