Thursday
April
28
2016
9:04 pm
Weather
 
  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
 
SWAT standoff ends in arrest: San Mateo apartment building evacuated
August 27, 2014, 05:00 AM Bay City News Service

Residents of a San Mateo apartment building were evacuated Monday night as a police SWAT team tried to get an assault suspect out of one of the units, police said Tuesday.

The assault happened on Sunday when Shabo Atasuntsev, 27, allegedly got into a fight with his roommate in the apartment they share in the 2700 block of Edison Street, police Sgt. Rick Decker said.

Atasuntsev allegedly used a knife to slash his roommate in the upper body. When his roommate fell to the ground, he kept hitting him in the upper body, police said.

Police spotted Atasuntsev driving at about 6:15 p.m. Monday nearby at 27th Avenue and El Camino Real and tried to pull him over, but he allegedly fled from the car and into his apartment building, Decker said.

Believing he could become violent, police evacuated the building and a SWAT team shut down the area, police said. Officers could not make contact with him and eventually the SWAT team went into his apartment and found him hiding on a balcony.

He was arrested at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday and the residents were allowed to return to their homes at about 1 a.m.

Police discovered that Atasuntsev also had an outstanding warrant in connection with an armed robbery. He is being held on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and the warrant.

 

 

Tags: police, atasuntsev, apartment, assault, about, allegedly,


Other stories from today:

Plane stowaway Hartman arrested at Phoenix airport
New Kaiser medical center unveiled in Redwood City: Medical center to open in late 2014; old facility to be demolished eventually
Two injured in head-on crash
 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  | 
<< Back
 
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
The California Republican convention on Burlingame's Bayshore this weekend will feature Donald Trump, John Kasich, Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina as speakers, what will you be doing?

Celebrating
Protesting
Trying to get in
Reading news reports of it
Staying away from Burlingame's Bayshore

 

 
May the 4th Be With You!
 
 
 
 
Warrants served in probe stemming from San Bernardino attack
LOS ANGELES — The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have served warrants at two Southern Cali..
On surprise Iraq visit, Biden urging end to political crisis
BAGHDAD — Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Iraq on Thursday to implore the countr..
Airstrikes, shelling kill at least 60 in Syria's Aleppo city
BEIRUT — A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2016 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County fictitious business name statements