Suspect arrested after standoff with police near I-680 in Walnut Creek

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KRON) – Police activity shut down parts of Walnut Creek Saturday due to a standoff with a suspect.

It happened at the Motel 6 near north Main Street between Parkside Drive and San Luis Road.

Walnut Creek police responded to a call of a person being shot inside.

When officers arrived they found a person with a gunshot wound to the leg. They were transported to a nearby hospital.

Police had to shutdown the area when they learned the suspect was still on scene. A SWAT team was called to the scene.

People are asked to avoid the area of Main St. between Parkside and San Luis.

After a couple hours, officers were able to capture the suspect Dashon Banks.

Banks was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.

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