SWAT

SHELTON — The Mason County Sheriff's Office SWAT team responded to a barricaded person north of Shelton in the Agate Road area Tuesday night. 

Sheriff's officials reported the suspect is wanted on a first-degree assault with a firearm charge.

"Our SWAT team uses negotiators, K-9, armored vehicles, robots, tear gas and other tools to try to resolve the standoff and tactically de-escalate the situation," Mason County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet.

iFIBER One News will update this story when more information becomes available. 

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