Williston Man Exchanges Gunfire with MCSO SWAT Team
A Marion County man will face ten counts of attempted murder on law enforcement officers after he shot mutlipe rounds at the Marion County Sheriff's Office SWAT team unit.
Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Heathman had several warrants out for his arrest and he refused to come out of his residence in Williston when authorities asked him to.
SWAT team members began to approach the home in an armoured vehicle and that's when Heathman opened fire on SWAT team members with an automatic weapon.
Law enforcement exchanged gunfire and Heathman ended up surrendering himself to authorities.
Heathman was the only one injured in this standoff today and his injuries are not life threatening.
Jennifer Brown was in the house with Heathman but she gave herself up to authorities before the shooting started.
She will be facing charges for the stolen vehicle in her possession that was parked outside of Heathman's residence.
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