Lakewood Man Taken Hostage In His Home by Emotionally Disturbed Individual [PHOTOS & VIDEOS]

A Lakewood man was taken hostage by a local emotionally disturbed man at a home on 8th Street in Lakewood on Tuesday night.

The disturbed man who had taken the victim hostage may have had a weapon. It isn’t clear what his demands were.

Lakewood police, Hatzolah, and a SWAT team were all at the scene. After an extended period of time, the hostage was released and the emotionally disturbed man was taken by Hatzolah to a hospital for evaluation.

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  1. This is crazy. I live a few blocks away. I just recently became a new gun owner yet despite this I never knew things like this happen in Lakewood

  2. Who’s going to stand up to fix lakewood I know in this case he wasn’t normal but Lakewood needs someone to put a stop to what’s going on in that city I’m scared to drive through lakewood


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