New Details In Worcester Standoff

Police released details on Monday’s standoff in Worcester resulted in a school lockout and the suspect eventually taken into custody. According to authorities it started around 2:00 p.m. at a Main St. home where 20-year-old Edgar R. Gonzalez-Francis was holding two people hostage. Once officers arrived the hostages were released but Gonzalez-Francis held police at bay for about three hours before escaping the home then being caught. Gonzalez-Francis faces felony charges and is jailed on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 property bond