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SWAT Standoff in Yakima Ends in Arrest Monday Morning

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YAKIMA, Wash. - Police say 3rd Avenue between Mead and Washington is now open after a SWAT standoff Monday morning.

Officers say a man threatened his wife with a shotgun in their home, but the woman was able to escape the home with her baby.

Police say they called in the SWAT team and tried to make contact with the man for several hours, before he finally turned himself in around 8:20 AM.

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