Suspect in standoff identified

WIDEFIELD–The El Paso County sheriff’s office has identified the suspect in a standoff Thursday night. It happened near Fontaine Blvd. and Cornell St in Widefield. About 5 p.m., authorities received reports a man was shooting a gun from his car’s sunroof. When deputies arrived, Darwin Hillard pointed the weapon at a person then ran inside a nearby home where he barricaded himself inside. after a 3-hour standoff, Hillard was taken into custody. After searching, the residence detectives found body armor, weapons, and ammunition. Hilliard is facing multiple charges, including sexual assault and felony menacing. 



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