Standoff

Eastbound traffic along Ramsey Street in front of Starbucks and Days Inn in Banning was shutdown for awhile as police engaged in a standoff with a suspect holed up in a hotel room. No details were immediately available, but a suspect was apprehended.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 6 shortly before 7 a.m. hours, Banning Police Department patrol personnel were dispatched to a suspicious circumstances call at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital located at 600 N. Highland Springs Ave. in Banning.

Hoffer Elementary School was put on lockdown for awhile Thursday afternoon after Banning Police Department received "multiple" calls of a possible shooting next door at the adjacent Roosevelt Williams Park shortly after 1 p.m.

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