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SSERT’s Armored Vehicle Sustains Shotgun Damage At Glenwood Standoff

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Park Forest, IL – The South Suburban Emergency Response Team’s Lenco BearCat® shows damage to the passenger-side window of the vehicle after Robert Lyons, 67, fired at police after an eight-hour armed standoff at his home, according to reports.

Negotiations failed, police say, and police shot Lyons after he fired at them, according to reports. “There was an officer in the passenger seat,” one officer who was at the scene told eNews Park Forest. “He tried to kill him.”

Lyons was shot after he fired at police, police said. The Lenco BearCat® armored vehicle has a gun turret on top and several gun ports around the vehicle.

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