DULUTH, Minn. – The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released details of the nearly 20-hour standoff between police and a fugitive who in the end was killed:
> Police responded a possible domestic assault about 8:30 p.m., Thursday.
> Police learned the suspect, David Conwell, 37, was wanted on warrants and entered the apartment with K-9 Luna to make an arrest
> Police found Conwell hiding in a closet. He fired a shotgun at them and fatally wounded Luna.
> Police returned fire and retreated, not knowing whether Conwell had been shot.
> Numerous attempts followed to communicate with Conwell.
> Chemical irritants were fired into the apartment.
> The Duluth Tactical Response Team entered the apartment around 3 a.m. Conwell again engaged the officers in a gun battle.
> About 4 p.m. the sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team entered the residence and determined that Conwell was hiding in a second-floor closet.
> The tactical team removed a section of the exterior wall on the building to gain access to the closet.
> Conwell jumped through the hole in the wall onto the porch and pointed his gun at the deputies.
> Two deputies opened fire with rifles, fatally wounding Conwell.
Earlier: Mourning the faithful public servant Luna