MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 27-year-old Sauk Centre man faces multiple charges accusing him of domestic assault and shooting at a SWAT vehicle containing police officers during a standoff Sunday.
According to the Stearns County Attorney’s Office, Ryan Kellen faces two felony counts of domestic assault and five counts of first-degree assault (using deadly force against a peace officer) in connection to the Jan. 12 incident.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Nov. 30 Live Updates: One Juror Seated So Far
A woman called 911 Sunday morning to report a domestic assault incident. Officers arrived at the home, and were informed a 9-year-old boy was inside, and that the father was making threatening comments.READ MORE: For His 22nd Birthday, Former Gopher Rashod Bateman Bought A Car... For His Mom
A standoff then began, with the boy being safely released from the home at about noon.
At one point, police say the man fired one shot out of his home at a SWAT vehicle that had several officers inside. No one was hurt.
The standoff ended at about 2:20 p.m. with Kellen being taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Most Americans Rank Buying A Home Over Getting Married
If convicted, Kellen could face up to five years in prison per domestic assault charge and at least 10 years in prison per assault charge.