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Man arrested after 6-hour standoff with police

Miguel Prado was arrested early Monday morning after a six hour stand-off with police. (Photo: Salt Lake City Police Department)

(KUTV) - Miguel Prado was arrested for aggravated assault, illegal discharge of a firearm and drug possession early Monday morning after a six hour stand-off with police.

Hundreds of residents had to be evacuated on Sunday night after Prado made threats to himself, police and residents, police say.

Before the stand-off, Prado yelled out from were he was staying at 555 South Main St. to two men walking down the street. Prado came out and confronted the men. He drew a handgun and shot at them.

Neither man was struck by a bullet. Prado fled back into the building.

After police arrived on the scene, a warrant was served on Prado's room. A handgun and narcotics were recovered.





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