Police: Attempted murder suspect in seven-hour stand off in Corning

Apr 8, 2016 2:14 AM by David McVicker

A stand off with police is currently underway at a home near the intersection of Toomes and McKinley avenues in Corning Thursday night.

Corning Police in association with Red Bluff Police, Tehama County Sheriff’s and the Tehama County Interagency SWAT team said that at least one man has barricaded himself in a residence and is refusing to come out.

The man, who’s identity has not been released at this time, has been barricaded in the home for more than seven hours and is wanted on suspicion of attempted murder. Authorities said he is also wanted on several other charges unrelated to this incident.

SWAT teams are reported to have fired several gas canisters into the home with the hopes of drawing out the suspect.

Two other individuals, who were in the home at the time, were rushed to a local hospital with stab wounds but there is no indication of how the individuals received this stab wounds and how they are connected to this incident. Police did tell Action News Now that one of the individuals stabbed was also wanted in connection with crimes unrelated to the incident.

Neighbors of the home have reported hearing several gunshots throughout the stand off however there is no confirmed indication of whether or nor the suspect is armed.

This is a developing story, stay tuned to Action News Now for all the latest details as they develop.


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