Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Hostage/Barricade Situation In Pocomoke City Last Night

 Pocomoke City Police Department  responded to the scene of a standoff on Cedar Street around 9:30 PM Monday night.

Police say around 9:30 PM Monday night, they received a call of shots fired in a residence at 1709 Cedar Street. Police responded to the call and reportedly set up a command post shortly after.

According to police, two people were involved in the incident.   Joe Donaway  reportedly fired off five rounds in the house then barracading himself in the home prompting his wife to allegedly exit the house and go to a neighbor's residence.
When police entered the home  Mr. Donaway was taken into custody without incident.  There were no injuries reported.

A SWAT team was brought in to assist with the situation.


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