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Walla Walla man arrested after short stand-off

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WALLA WALLA COUNTY, Wash. -

Police patrols in Walla Walla responded to a residence for a report of a Domestic Violence incident and arrested the male subject after a short stand-off Thursday afternoon.

Officers arrived on scene and contained the perimeter as 61-year-old suspect Dewey Sigo of Walla Walla fled into the home. It was believed that at one point Sigo was armed with a knife and a longbow, leading to an arrest team and crisis negotiator being deployed.

Sigo was arrested when he attempted to re-enter the home after being on the porch. He was subsequently tasered by officers while a tear gas round was also delivered to the arrest area, allowing the officers to safely detain him while being handcuffed.

The investigation is ongoing as officers were still on the scene late Thursday afternoon conducting a search warrant for evidence.

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