LONGVIEW, Wash. (KOIN) — The reports of an armed man inside a condominium in Longview turned out to be false, but authorities are now investigating “potentially false statements and other related crimes.”
A SWAT unit and local police swarmed the area of 1500 3rd Avenue in Longview. Nearby businesses were notified and the public was asked to stay away from the area.
But around 12:30 p.m., Longview police said the reports were false and a different investigation is underway.
KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.