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'Argument Call' Causes False Hostage Situation

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - What was originally called out as a possible hostage situation was called off just before 8:30am on Tuesday. According to Deputy Craig Chamberlin, this incident was "determined to be an argument call."

Around 7am on Tuesday a female called 911 saying a man, "possibly her husband" would not let her leave a home at 28525 W Tucker Prairie Rd in west Spokane County near Reardon/Edwall. The suspect in question, who has not been identified, was known to have firearms.

While investigating this incident, the possible victim showed up at one of the road blocks and told authorities she called 911 because she had been arguing with her husband. The situation was then called off.

West Tucker Prairie Rd. was closed temporarily but reopened after Hostage Negotiators, SWAT and Air 1 left the scene.

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