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UPDATE: SWAT Ends Standoff In Spokane Valley

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Early Wednesday morning, just after 4:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to domestic violence assault call in the area of the 100 block of South Custer Road in Spokane Valley.

Deputies contacted the adult female victim who had left the residence where the assault occurred. She was injured during the assault and medical attention was provided.

Additional deputies responded to the residence on Custer and made several unsuccessful attempts to contact the suspect, identified as 49-year-old Michael D. Quillen. Deputies also learned Quillen had 2 felony warrants for his arrest (Harassment-Threats to Kill and Possession of a Controlled Substance) and confirmed he was inside the residence.

Due to Quillen’s refusal to respond to deputies, the severity of the active warrants and the potential of weapons inside the residence, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, Hostage Negotiators and members of the Explosives Disposal Unit were summoned to the scene.

Several more attempts by phone, as well as announcements over the PA system, to contact Quillen and end this situation peacefully were ignored.

The incident ended when Quillen exited the residence and surrendered to SWAT Team members after an EDU robot was deployed to attempt contact.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Detectives are investigating and additional charges are expected.

Based on the severity of the domestic violence assault, the victim was referred into the Lethality Assessment Program where an advocate from the YWCA will work with detectives to immediately provide assistance and address the needs of the victim.

The goal of the Lethality Assessment Program is to reduce domestic violence homicides and serious injuries by identifying victims who are at the highest potential of being seriously injured or killed by their intimate partners and immediately connect them with domestic violence services.

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