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Shasta Co. Sheriff's Office Identifies Suspect Killed in Redding Neighborhood Stand-Off

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office provided new information and identified the suspect killed by officers in a stand-off in a Redding Neighborhood on Monday.

Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 4:12 PM
Updated: Feb. 12, 2019 4:44 PM

UPDATE 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 - The Shasta County Sheriff's Office provided new information and identified the suspect killed by officers in a stand-off in a Redding Neighborhood on Monday. 

The suspect has been identified as Phayvanh Inthavong, 32, of Redding. 

New reports from Shasta County deputies state that Inthavong entered a residence in the 1200 block of Arizona Street and got into a physical altercation with at least four occupants as officers surrounded the residence. The report says that Inthavong grabbed a 12-year-old juvenile in the house and appeared to use them as a human shield. 

All occupants were able to escape the residence without serious injury. 

Officers made repeated attempts to lure Inthavong out of the residence. He exited the residence through the window and started to flee over a fence. He pointed the handgun at the officers, which is when they fired multiple rounds at Inthavong. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The report also stated that Inthavong had prior convictions for resisting arrest, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and sexual battery. 

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UPDATE 4:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 - The suspect was killed by officers in the stand-off, according to Lieutenant Jeff Wallace of the Redding Police Department. 

He said that the suspect had a handgun and assaulted someone in a home on Arizona Street. 

The suspect then left the home on Arizona Street and was shot and killed by officers. 

There is no word yet on the status of the person who was assaulted, but officers say that the injuries were minor and they were not transported to the hospital. 

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has just arrived on the scene. 

Stay tuned for updates. 

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REDDING, Calif. - The Redding Police Department is involved in a stand-off with a suspect considered armed and dangerous near Arizona Street.

Four men told Action News Now that they were in a car on Denton Road in Redding when a man pulled a gun on them. 

The men called 9-1-1 around 3:25 p.m. and described by the men as a tall, Hispanic and with a long beard. 

They said that after the confrontation, he went into a home on Arizona Street. 

Police are now considering the situation a stand-off and the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. 

This is a developing story. Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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