Man Continued To Fire Gun Inside House On Memphis Drive As SWAT Arrived On Sunday

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Dwight Keith Land
Dwight Keith Land

In an incident on Sunday, police said a man in a house on Memphis Drive continued to fire a gun as the SWAT Team arrived.

Dwight Keith Land, 48, was eventually taken into custody.

His sister had called police, saying he was hallucinating and firing the weapon.

She waited outside until officers arrived.


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