Domestic violence call leads to SWAT standoff at home on Madelia and Desmet

SPOKANE, Wash. — Police and SWAT Team members responded to a home near Madelia and Desmet on Wednesday for reports of a domestic violence situation. 

Police say they responded to the call just before 4 p.m. When an officer arrived to the tiplex, they were assaulted by a man inside the unit. That officer wasn’t harmed and did not need medical attention, but the altercation led to a standoff.

Officers were able to take a woman out of the home. She was taken into custody.