Salt Lake City, Utah — Salt Lake City Police announced Sunday that one man is in custody after barricading himself in a home in the 1000 block of West Sterling Drive.
The call came in to dispatch at approximately 10:30 AM Sunday morning after a passerby was flagged down by the female victim stating she had been injured and threatened by her husband, according to SLCPD.
Paramedics transported her to an area hospital with a non-threatening head injury.
During the patrol officer’s investigation, the suspect exited the home.
After a brief verbal exchange, he went back into the home and barricaded himself inside.
According to responding officers, the victim informed them, that the suspect was in possession of a firearm and had brandished it while making threatening statements to her and her daughter.
The suspect did not initially respond, prompting the on-scene incident commander to request assistance from SLCPD SWAT and SLCPD crisis negotiators.
The suspect exited the home and peacefully surrendered as they arrived.
The investigation is ongoing.