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6-hour standoff ends with arrest in Mountlake Terrace

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MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. -

A six-hour standoff with an armed man ended in an arrest on Christmas Eve in Mountlake Terrace.
  
The Everett Daily Herald reports the man's father awoke around 2 a.m. Sunday to find his son pointing a bolt-action rifle at his head.
  
Police Cmdr. Doug Hansen says the 40-year-old son pulled the trigger. The gun clicked, but didn't fire.
  
No one else was home. The father calmed his son down, and around 4 a.m. he told his son he was going to the store. Instead, he went to the police station.
  
A SWAT team went to the house and for six hours, they tried to convince the man to come out.
  
The man went out a back door around 10:15 a.m. He was arrested for investigation of domestic violence first-degree assault.
  
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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com

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