SWAT vehicle repairs show scope of Longview standoff damage

SWAT vehicle repairs show scope of Longview standoff damage
LES HASSELL
News
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 7:14am

Damage to an armored vehicle used as a rolling shield during a standoff this spring in a Longview neighborhood provides a glimpse of the danger law officers faced that day.

The tactical vehicle, known by the brand name Lenco BearCat, took about 30 rounds during a May 9 firefight with Candace Jackson, a former registered nurse who holed up for hours in her Eden Drive home. She was shot to death by tactical officers when she emerged with a weapon from her tear gas-filled home. 

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