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911 calls detail events leading up to fatal Longview standoff

911 calls detail events leading up to fatal Longview standoff
The Longview News-Journal
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Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 10:51am

In the minutes before a May 9 standoff, 911 callers told Longview police a blonde-haired woman sought shelter in a neighboring house and ducked for cover in a garage after she was fired at in the street by a dark-haired woman wielding a pistol.

Hours later, Candace Jackson, a blonde, was killed by police outside her Eden Drive home.

Eighteen minutes before she was shot, Jackson called a former boyfriend, saying she was “in the midst of a spiritual warfare and everyone around her was bad.”

The calls are among audio recordings of 911 calls and transcripts of police radio traffic from that day obtained by the News-Journal through open records requests. The documents reveal previously undisclosed details of the incident that paralyzed much of Northeast Longview as Jackson held officers at bay.
 

Read more at The Longview News-Journal.

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