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Murder suspect charged after lengthy standoff in St. Louis

Kyle Johnson-Clark

ST. LOUIS –  A man wanted for murder in the state of Washington is now charged after a lengthy standoff in St. Louis that ended with SWAT officers storming an apartment.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 27-year-old Kyle Johnson-Clark of St. Louis was charged Saturday with two counts of first-degree assault, four counts of armed criminal action and weapons charges. He is jailed without bond.

The five-hour standoff on Friday ended when police removed Johnson-Clark, another man and a woman without injuries. Police say someone inside fired several times inside the building and once at an armored vehicle parked in the street. Police say officers fired no shots.

Johnson-Clark is accused of fatally shooting Daniel Rice on May 3 in Richland, Washington.

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