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Spokane Valley standoff ends with suspect shot with bean bag

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The intoxicated Spokane Valley man who held police in a 9 hour standoff Friday night is now in jail.

The SWAT team was called to the 3500 block of north Ely Road in Spokane Valley around 8:45 p.m. Friday.

A woman in her early 20's called 911 to report she and her husband had an argument and he held her captive for hours. She escaped through a window.

The man, 31-year-old Justin Chance, then barricaded himself inside with weapons.

The woman said they were drinking before the argument.

Around 5:20 Saturday morning, the SWAT team used gas to force the man out of the home.

Police said he was not following orders, so they shot him with a 40 millimeter bean bag.

They then took him into custody without incident.

Chance was booked into jail on 2nd degree assault and unlawful imprisonment.