Man Facing Charges after Standoff


A Paducah man is facing charges of kidnapping and terroristic threatening after an eight-hour standoff Monday. Wade Shannon Alexander, 44, was arrested for kidnapping of an adult, first degree wanton endangerment, and third-degree terroristic threatening.Paducah Police say the incident began around 7:30 a.m. Monday when Alexander called his sister to his home on Buckner Lane.An argument ensued and Alexander’s sister told authorities he pointed a long gun, believed to be a shotgun, at her and threatened to kill her, her boyfriend, himself and police officers. She said he also threatened her with a knife.

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