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SWAT standoff ends with man dead in Selah

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SELAH, Wash. - The Yakima County SWAT shot and killed a man after a hostage situation Wednesday night in Selah. YSO Deputies say they were called out to a report of an 18 year old man inside a house on the 3700 block of Speyers Road holding people hostage with a gun.

When officers arrived the say the man opened fire.

Officers surrounded the house and tried to call the man out, but officers say he got into an SUV parked behind the house and tried to drive off. The man stopped on the front lawn, started to get out of the SUV and pointed a gun at the officers, that's when a SWAT officer shot and killed the man.

No officers or anyone inside the home were injured. Officers have not released the names of those involved.

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