TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a 67-year-old Tacoma-area man has surrendered after an hours-long standoff with officers at his home. Officers responded to the neighborhood late Tuesday afternoon after reports that a man was walking around the area, shooting at homes. Spokesman Ed Troyer says no one was injured. Troyer says the man agreed to surrender after officers assured him his dogs would be cared for. Officers earlier lobbed tear gas canisters into the house. (Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
TACOMA, Wash. - Deputies say the gunman has barricaded himself inside a home and the area is contained by police. The gunman is believed to have multiple weapons inside the home. The neighborhood is shut down and media helicopters are being held back 3 miles away.
A Sheriff's spokesman said the suspect, a 67-year-old man known to have substance abuse issues, was seen pointing guns at people and firing randomly. No injuries were reported.
No injuries have been reported.
The man is refusing to come out and SWAT is now on scene.
TACOMA, Wash. - Residents in a Tacoma neighborhood are being told to stay indoors as police search for a gunman who is reportedly walking through a neighborhood firing shots at random.
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