Ogden police subdue barricaded man after shootout

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 2:25 PM

Standard-Examiner Staff

OGDEN -- Ogden officers exchanged gunfire with a man before sending in a police dog and subduing the suspect, police said Sunday.

Just after 11 p.m. Saturday, police where dispatched to a reported weapon disturbance at 842 North Dillon Drive, a press release said. While the officers where en route, the female caller said that her 41-year-old son was threatening her and her husband with a handgun and had fired a round inside the home. The two were able to flee the residence and the suspect barricaded himself in the basement as officers arrived.

Officers attempted contact with the subject and shots were exchanged inside the residence between the officers and suspect, the press release said. No one was struck by the gunfire. The Ogden Metro SWAT team was summoned and verbal contact was made with the man, who refused to cooperate and come out of the house. A police K-9 was deployed and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The case is under investigation by detectives from the Ogden Police Major Crimes Bureau. As per policy, the officers who discharged their weapons are currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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