SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane SWAT team has taken a woman into custody who had barricaded herself in the third floor women's restroom of the downtown library. The initial report came in just after 5 p.m. Friday. A woman entered the restroom and heard the suspect shouting that she would shoot if anyone came closer.
Originally, the woman who called police reported it was a man who had been in the restroom.
The Spokane SWAT team arrived on scene, entered the building and established communication with the suspect who was screaming and yelling.
A short time later the SWAT team was able to take the suspect into custody.
At no time did the situation involve a hostage.