SWAT standoff ends with tear gas in Fresno County home

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FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A 30-year-old man was arrested after an hours-long standoff Monday night in Fresno County, according to Fresno County deputies.

Deputies said the man fired a shotgun at and an unoccupied car near Riverdale and Elm avenues around 8:00 p.m. 

When deputies arrived the suspect refused to come out of a house. SWAT eventually used tear gas to get the man to come out just before 4:00 a.m. 

Deputies said the man may have been under the influence of illegal drugs.

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