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SWAT Standoff in Yakima

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Yakima, WA - Police SWAT teams spent four and a half hours at Quail Ridge apartments today, having a standoff with an empty apartment.  Police say a 19 year old male held a gun to his girlfriends head during an argument.  She was able to escape, and alerted authorities.  With an armed man inside the apartment, police didn't just want to walk up and knock on the door.  After several attempts to contact the suspect, they kicked the door in to find nobody was in the apartment.  Police do know who the suspect is...they're not releasing the name at this point, but they say they'll have an arrest warrant for him in the next two to three days