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UPDATE: Twin Falls County SWAT responds to Mountain Home

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Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 9:54 AM MDT
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MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE AT 11:39 A.M.: The Mountain Home Police Department issued an update on the situation.

They say that around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the Mountain Home Police Department attempted to serve a protection order on a residence on SE Freedom Circle.

MHPD identified the suspect as Nicholas Hoover, and said he presented a handgun, pointed it at officers, and then retreated into the home.

After successful negotiations, Hoover was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault. No shots were fired and minimal property damage was done to the home.

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The Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Mountain Home to assist law enforcement in the city.

In a Facebook post, Mountain Home Police Department says they were dispatched to an “active scene” on SE Freedom Circle on Tuesday evening. They did not specify the nature of the incident, but they say the suspect is now in custody.

KMVT will provide updates as soon as we can.

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