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Update: Standoff Ends In South Dartmouth

 

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Update:  The standoff at 209 Richard St. in South Dartmouth ended around 6:30pm, when police took the suspect into custody.  The unidentified man had barricaded himself inside the home with several weapons since 11am.  Negotiators were called in at mid-afternoon, in hopes the man would surrender.  Police responded to the Richard St. address after learning the man, a former law student, had sent a threatening e-mail to the Roger Williams University Law School.   

Earlier story:  Dartmouth and State Police have blocked off a section of Dartmouth and Richard St. in South Dartmouth this afternoon, after receiving reports of a man with a gun in the area.  WBSM’s Taylor Cormier is on the scene…

 

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 A negotiation team has been called in.  The man is believed to be a former student at the Roger Williams University Law School, and sent a threatening e-mail to the school earlier today.   Police have asked that people stay away from the area.  We’ll post more information as it becomes available

 

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