Bemidji Police Standoff Update
A distressed man in the Bemidji community has been taken into custody after a standoff with police.
The armed man has been identified as 56-year-old Douglas Westrum.
He had been arguing with family over a gun. Police responded to a 911 report of gunshots; it took six hours of negotiating and a SWAT team to remove Westrum from the residence.
Family members were moved to a safe place earlier in the standoff. No injuries were reported by police.
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