ATWATER, CA – A call came in at approximately 11:36 p.m. regarding a barricaded and armed suspect on Alder in Atwater. Several units from the Atwater PD arrived on-scene to what started as a domestic dispute. Both the Merced County Sheriff’s department and the CHP were alerted to the situation with CHP handling traffic control.
The suspect also had an officer alert back in 2013 and suffers from PTSD and is a stage 3 cancer victim.
The stand-off has been resolved.
We will update this story as soon as additional information is received.