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SWAT Team Called to Standoff at Richland's Haney Inn

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RICHLAND, WA - The SWAT Team was called to Haney's Inn on Stevens Drive in Richland Friday around 5 p.m. on reports of a man who was possibly drunk and waving a gun around. He's been indentified as 58-year-old Thomas Bulleck.

When officers arrive the man barricaded himself inside the motel for several hours. It was also discovered Bulleck had two young children in the room with him. The Tri-City Regional SWAT team and a negotiator were called in to help. Bulluck finally surrendered, peacefully, around 8 p.m. before the SWAT team arrive

Police said the gun the man was waving turned out to be a realistic looking BB gun. Officers booked Bulleck into the Benton County Jail on charges of displaying a weapon apparently capable of causing bodily harm, reckless endangerment and for obstructing a law enforcement officer.
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