Vancouver man with toddler ends standoff

Vancouver man with toddler ends standoff

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by KGW Staff

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Posted on August 6, 2013 at 7:55 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 6 at 9:17 AM

VANCOUVER – A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly barricaded himself in his townhome with his girlfriend’s 2-year-old child for three hours.

A neighbor told police Jerry Booker pulled out a gun when someone asked him to turn down his music.

Police responded to the Creekside Manor Apartments and Booker refused to come out of the townhome

After nearly three hours, police said they were able to talk to Booker and he was arrested without incident.

Police said they recovered a handgun in the townhome.

The child was not hurt.

Booker was jailed on allegations of assault and investigators said there may be additional or amended charges.

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