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One Man In Custody After Early Morning Standoff

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in custody this morning after an early morning standoff with police on Friday. A woman notified police that her husband, who she has a restraining order against, was sending her suicidal text messages, saying that he was armed with an assault rifle and sawed off shotgun.

The woman was actually in the hospital at the time she received the text messages as she is pregnant with triplets. She told authorities that her husband is a drug addict and a felon and should not be in her home. The SWAT team was called in and surrounded the home as the man initially refused to come out of the home.

Eventually the man surrendered and was taken into custody. He is facing firearms charges and charges for violating the protection order.
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