North Liberty standoff ends peacefully
NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Law enforcement arrested a man following a standoff in North Liberty on Thursday.
Officials identified the man as 38-year-old Jason Brazao, of Maryland.
Police were attempting to locate Brazao, who was reportedly armed and potentially suicidal, when a vehicle pursuit ended with Brazao fleeing, on foot, into a building and barricading himself inside. In a criminal complaint, officials said Brazao fired off at least six gunshots. Police set up a perimeter around the building located in the 300 block of Cherry Street.
The situation was resolved peacefully at around 6:30 p.m.
Brazao is facing charges of carrying weapons, burglary, assault, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, and interference with official acts.
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