Iraq War Veteran Surrenders After Standoff in New York


Eden, New York – May 10, 2007  – An Iraq war veteran who triggered a tense five-hour standoff in Eden is in hot water Thursday afternoon.

Police say 26 year old Eric Pedosek had been on the phone with his sister when she heard gunshots and called authorities Wednesday afternoon.

Police and members of the SWAT team surrounded a house on Route 75 and eventually were able to talk Pedosek into surrendering peacefully.

Parents of Eden school children had to come pick up their kids from school during the standoff.

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