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Longview Swat Standoff

A tense standoff in Longview today, as police try to calm a man armed with and assault rifle. Longview police were alerted of the situation at around 3:00 p.m. when neighbors say the man fired several shots in the neighborhood. Police say an 18-year-old man who claimed to have an SKS assault rifle, barricaded himself in a home on Longview's south side at Millie street and Melba street."

As the SWAT team was called in, officers quickly blocked all traffic from the area and tried to talk the man out. After more than an hour of negotiating , the man surrendered without incident. He will be arraigned on firearms charges tomorrow. No one was injured in the standoff.

Bob Hallmark, reporting. 

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