Auburn Barricaded Felony Suspect

Auburn Police Department

340 East Main Street #201
Auburn, Washington 98002

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1

Press Release
Press Release Date :
10/09/2018 3:00 AM
Summary :
At approx. 1240 PM today, Auburn officers responded to the area of the 500 block of 37th SE for a possible felony crime. Officers were able to locate a victim who reported a felony occurred at 537 37th St SE. Officers spotted an adult male subject in the apartment who would not respond to their commands to exit. It is believed that the male subject is armed with a handgun and after repeated attempts by negotiators to have the subject exit the apartment, he has refused. Mt. Baker Middle School has been put on lock down as a precaution and Valley SWAT has been dispatched to the scene. East and West bound lanes of 37th SE in the area are closed.