A new telephone emergency alert system was used by the village of Yellow Springs during a deadly standoff with police on Tuesday night. WYSO’s Emily McCord is asking some questions about how the system was deployed.
The Yellow Springs Police held a press conference Wednesday, detailing the events of the stand-off that left one man dead and another injured. The deceased has been identified as Paul E. Schenk, 42, of 280 N. High Street. His son, Max Schenck, 19, was injured. While still under investigation, the standoff resulted from a domestic dispute.
A SWAT team situation ended in Yellow Springs early this morning with one person dead. Multiple law enforcement agencies from Greene County and around the Dayton area responded to the 200 block of North High Street in Yellow Springs after gun shots were fired around 10:30 last night.
Police and SWAT teams exchanged gunfire with the alleged suspect several times during the standoff which was still going on early this morning.
11:48 am Update: Yellow Springs police have called off the search. The individual has been found alive and is in custody.
Yellow Springs Police are asking for the public’s help to find a young man in the village who is apparently armed and injured after a suicide attempt. The male is 24 years old, 6 foot 2 inches, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is wearing a black cut off tee shirt and tan pants. Police ask if you have seen someone fitting this description, do not approach and call 911.