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LAPD Uses UAV for First Time in Koreatown Standoff

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle for the first time during a standoff between SWAT and a robbery suspect in Koreatown late last week.

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Suspect Shot, Hostages Freed at New Jersey UPS Facility

​Police in Logan Township, NJ, were able to shoot, wound, and arrest a suspect who reportedly took two women hostage at a UPS facility on Monday.

South Carolina Man Shot, Killed Following Standoff with Police

Deputies with the Union County (SC) Sheriff's Office came under fire while responding to a call of a man with a gun. The man had reportedly discharged his firearm a number of times before returning to his home.

El Paso Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

Police said officers were investigating a suspicious suspect call shortly after 12 p.m. Tuesday when they encountered a suspect who approached them with a weapon. The suspect fired at the officers and ran away, a police spokesman said. One of the officers was shot in the hand and transported to a nearby hospital.

Suspect Wanted in Shooting of 3 Texas Officers Found Dead

The shooting prompted a five-hour-long standoff with Trevino, who was barricaded inside the home. The standoff ended at 6:15 p.m. when police found Trevino dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the house.

Arkansas K-9 Shot at Standoff, Suspect in Custody

Officers learned that the shooting suspect, a 56-year-old woman, inside the home and refused to surrender to police custody. After several hours of negotiating, police sent in K-9 Gabo. The woman reportedly opened fire on the dog and hit him.

Texas Police Fatally Shoot One of State's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives

Antonio Jaso Aguilar—a 28-year-old man who was listed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list—was fatally shot by officers in a gun battle following a 24-hour standoff.

Texas Deputy Shot, Critically Wounded in Standoff

A sheriff's deputy has been shot and critically wounded, losing sight in at least one eye, after an attempt to serve a man with an arrest warrant ended in a gunfight and a three-hour standoff in La Grange, Texas.

Video: Florence Cop Killing Suspect Set Up House for Deadly Ambush, Sheriff Says

“Just going inside that house is chilling," Sheriff Lott said during the press conference. "I’ve been doing this a long time and been to a lot of crime scenes, and this is probably one of the worst that I’ve ever seen.”

Georgia Police Arrest 1 After Standoff After Shots Fired on Undercover Officers

Two undercover officers with the Atlanta (GA) Police Department were investigating a complaint of drug activity when shots were fired at their unmarked patrol car on Monday.