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Shooter ends Adkins standoff peacefully

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Wilson County News
August 12, 2013, 12:04pm
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ADKINS -- A standoff in the Home Place subdivision between an alleged shooter and law-enforcement officials is over, according to Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr.

“I can tell you the standoff is over; he walked out with his hands up just a couple of minutes ago,” Tackitt said in a telephone conversation.

The standoff occurred after an argument between two men early this morning on a Via bus on Loop 107 in eastern Bexar County ended with one man being shot in the cheek, according to news reports.

The shooter fled, was later spotted in the vicinity of Home Place subdivision, and was cornered there by peace officers from both Bexar and Wilson counties.

Read more in the Aug. 14 print edition of the Wilson County News.

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August 14, 2013 9:37am
Just wondering....By using this forum, you agreed to abide by the Terms of Use which is available for review. If you don't care to play by the rules, don't play the game. Remember that individuals being attacked can complain ... More ›

Facts only please  
August 13, 2013 1:23pm
Glenn: Yep, keeping WCN under the gun for trying to be an online newspaper but is always behind the local news stations in their reporting. Melony: KSAT reported the name and details right away.

Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
August 12, 2013 4:20pm
Facts, do you have any hobbies?

melony mom  
August 12, 2013 2:39pm
The police dept always does this -

Facts only please  
August 12, 2013 2:20pm
I guess the name of the individual is a secret? KENS 5 is updating this story as they get the info

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