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Police shoot and kill man to end 6-hour standoff in Auburn

CBS 13 | BDN
CBS 13 | BDN
Auburn police block off an area of the city where they say they're dealing with an armed standoff and potential hostage situation Tuesday.

Police say a man is dead after six-hour-long standoff in Auburn.

Police said that they shot and killed a man they identified as Steven Case, 29.

The Maine State Police said Case barricaded himself in the basement of a home on Main Street with stolen firearms. When officers encountered Case, they say he threatened to shoot the officers.

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The Sun Journal reported previously that one woman was escorted from the building in handcuffs just before 3 p.m. and taken to an armored vehicle.

Police say the incident started at 9:15 Tuesday morning at a home on Main Street.

Police say they were called there for an unrelated matter, when they came in contact with a man carrying a number of guns, who then ran down and barricaded himself in a basement with a woman who was believed to be his girlfriend.

They say he had a number of handguns, rifles and ammunition stockpiled with him.



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