Two Arrested in Hereford Following Standoff with US Marshall and Local Law Enforcement

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On Tuesday morning, U.S. Marshall’s and Deaf Smith County Sheriff’s Deputies were serving an arrest warrant at a residence in Hereford. 

While serving the warrant, gunfire was exchanged between the suspects and law enforcement.

After leaving the residence, law enforcement set up a perimeter around the residence. 

APD Swat and Randall Co Swat responded to the scene. Negotiators began speaking with the individuals in the residence. 

During this time Aikman School was placed on a soft lockdown as a precautionary measure. The school was later evacuated to the administration building. There was no threat at any time close to the school it was all precautionary. 

After several hours of negotiating the two individuals in the residence exited the residence and were taken into custody without further incident.

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