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Man arrested after hours-long standoff in Wausau Submitted: 02/23/2018
WAUSAU - Police spent hours trying to get a man with a gun out of a Wausau home Friday morning. 

According to a press release, Wausau Police went to a home on the 100 block of Maple Street looking for Bennie Green, 35. Green was a suspect in a gun fire investigation from Wednesday night. Police think Green fired a gun near North Third Ave and Norton Street that night. No one was hurt in that situation.


When police got to Green's home Friday morning, he pointed a gun at police and then barricaded himself inside his home. Marathon County SWAT spent hours trying to negotiate with Green. He eventually surrendered peacefully. 

Green was taken to Marathon County Jail for a warrant from Colorado. He's also facing a charge for possessing a gun. 


Story By: Allie Herrera

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