Standoff in Klamath County neighborhood

UPDATE, 8:06 p.m. — After nearly 7 hours, the Sheriff’s office announced the standoff over Tuesday evening.  New images show 53 year old Thomas Anderson being taken into custody.

Law enforcement used drones and a tactical robot during the standoff. Ultimately, they said the Special Response Team was able to use chemical agents to force Anderson’s surrender.

The victim was taken to Sky Lakes Medical Center, where his condition is not known at this time.


ALTAMONT, Ore. – Police surrounded a home south of Klamath Falls during the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing.

Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber said at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, a stabbing victim arrived at the hospital.

An investigation into the stabbing led deputies to a home on Boyd Court in the unincorporated community of Altamont.

According to the sheriff’s office, two people came out of the home. They said the suspect was still inside.

By 4:00 p.m., deputies remained poised outside of the home. While they’re not positive the suspect is inside, they are asking people to avoid the area.


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