Longview — A four-hour standoff in a northeast Longview neighborhood ended Thursday evening in a hail of gunfire as officers shot and killed a registered nurse as she emerged with a weapon from a tear gas-filled house.
Longview police later identified the woman as Candace Jackson, 38. She was shot as she began to exit the house where she’d been holed up and fired several rounds at officers, police said.
Hours earlier, officers had sealed off the neighborhood after arriving about 1:20 p.m. in response to a call to check the welfare of a person in the 2000 block of Eden Drive. Another call about 20 minutes later reported gunfire in the neighborhood.
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