Officers with the Everett Police Department tactical unit enter an apartment building in the 4600 block of Fowler Avenue on Wednesday in Everett. A six-hour standoff at the building might have been the result of a misunderstanding, as there was no evidence a woman had been held against her will as initially reported, Everett police officer Aaron Snell said. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Officers with the Everett Police Department tactical unit enter an apartment building in the 4600 block of Fowler Avenue on Wednesday in Everett. A six-hour standoff at the building might have been the result of a misunderstanding, as there was no evidence a woman had been held against her will as initially reported, Everett police officer Aaron Snell said. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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