A standoff with police in Arlington, Virginia, ended in an explosion when a suspect fired a flare gun multiple times and then discharged rounds from a firearm inside a home.
The suspect barricaded himself inside and refused to respond to police attempts to communicate.
The residence exploded when officers attempted to execute a search warrant. (Trending: Olympic Gold Medalist Sentenced For Jan 6)
No injuries were reported from the flare gun, and minor injuries were sustained by officers at the scene.
A shelter-in-place order was issued but has since been lifted, and an investigation into the incident is ongoing.
BREAKING: House explodes when police approach Arlington, VA home to execute search warrant. Guess he wasn't going out easy. pic.twitter.com/PKEL122eLB
— billy ragland. (@Ragland1836) December 5, 2023