Standoff ends without injury

Posted: Thursday, September 04, 2008

DELTA JUNCTION - A police standoff at the Buffalo Center Service fuel station in Delta Junction ended without injury Wednesday when troopers arrested a man accused of shooting out windows in the building.

A team of Alaska State troopers and police from Fairbanks arrived before noon by helicopter and surrounded the building. The gunman was taken into custody about 2 p.m.

During the standoff, the Richardson Highway was briefly closed, and nearby Delta High School and Delta Elementary School were put on lockdown.

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