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James Skowronski arrested in Santa Clara on Lochinvar Av after police standoff

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Police in Santa Clara arrested a man Wednesday night after a two-and-a-half hour standoff, a lieutenant said today. Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 3300 block of Lochinvar Avenue at about 7 p.m., Lt. Kurt Clarke said. When officers arrived, they set up a perimeter around an apartment, Clarke said. The suspect, identified as 50-year-old James Skowronski, had allegedly locked himself in an apartment unit that he had recently been evicted from, Clarke said.

Skowronski gave himself up around 9:30 p.m., the lieutenant said. Clarke said officers found no evidence that any shots were fired. “No gun was found, and no shell casings from any bullets fired were located at the scene,” he said. Officers arrested Skowronski on suspicion of trespassing and resisting arrest, Clarke said. No one was injured in the standoff.

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