Federal Way police standoff ends with no suspect

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: The suspect was not found inside the building, Federal Way police said. They will continue to investigate the incident.


A standoff between police officers and a person inside a Federal Way business has entered its fourth hour Saturday.

A person is refusing to exit a business in the 35500 block of Pacific Highway South, Federal Way police said.

The incident began about 10:20 a.m. Saturday when officers responded to a fight at the business. The fight involved an employee and two other people, Federal Way police spokesman Kurt Schwan said.

As officers arrived one of the people entered the business and has refused to exit since.

One of the people involved may have been slightly injured in the altercation.

Negotiators and SWAT are on scene, Schwan said.