Hillyard SWAT standoff ends with domestic violence suspect in custody

SPOKANE, Wash. — A SWAT standoff at a Hillyard home ended with Spokane Police arresting a domestic violence suspect on Friday.

According to police, officers responded to the domestic violence call at a home near Haven and Hoffman.

The victim was able to escape the house, but police say the suspect barricaded himself inside and threatened to shoot officers.

SWAT team members eventually launched chemical non-lethal rounds into the apartment and the man came out. He was taken into custody without incident.