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Hours Long Stand-Off Lands Santa Maria Man In Jail

June 8th, 2017

A Santa Maria man is behind bars this morning after holding police at bay for hours yesterday. The incident started with a report of shots fired inside a house on south Curryer Street at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Responding officers reported at least one shot fired when they were at the door. The SWAT team was called out as well as FBI trained crisis negotiators. The suspect eventually came out of his home at around 5 a.m. and was taken into custody without further incident.
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