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IN DEVELOPMENT: Domestic violence suspect surrenders to police after standoff


UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, 08/25/21, 10:55 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Salt Lake City Police Department said the suspect peacefully surrendered to officers after the several-hour standoff and is now in custody.

No injuries were reported during the clash. The suspect, who authorities say is around 50 years old, has yet to be identified.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police are currently working to contact a domestic violence suspect who is being held at a house in Salt Lake City on Wednesday evening.

According to the Salt Lake City Police Department, officers responded to a home near 300 N. 600 W. for a reported domestic violence situation.

A woman told law enforcement that a man inside the house with her was making threats and was armed with a gun.

The woman was able to leave her home unharmed. However, the suspect is still inside the house and refuses orders from law enforcement to leave the house.

A SWAT team and social workers are on hand to communicate with the suspect.

The public is advised to avoid the area as officers continue to respond to the situation.

Police said there was no threat to the public at the moment.

No other information was released.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.


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