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WPD investigate an incident of people held against their will

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The Winchester Police Department (WPD) report resolving a situation involving a firearm and captives inside a residence.

The incident occurred in the 200 block of East Fairfax Lane shortly after 2 p.m. Dec. 20.

Several people inside the home including children were being held by a person with a gun.

A perimeter was established, and an entry team was organized to make their way into the home.

All the people including the two children were successfully removed from the home with no injuries occurring.

With the assistance of the Winchester City Sheriff’s Office Winchester Police Officers were able to resolve the situation quickly with  a handgun being recovered from the home.

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