Posted June 15, 2017 1:15 pm by Comments

By Jennifer Cruz

Bryan Carl Cage is facing a slew of charges, including attempted capital murder. (Photo: Virginia Beach Police Department)
Authorities in Virginia Beach were met with gunfire while serving a search warrant early Tuesday morning, leading to a nearly six-hour standoff with the suspect, who was wanted for distribution of child pornography.
Bryan Carl Cage, 46, now faces charges of attempted capital murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and malicious wounding. Additional charges may be forthcoming, according to a press release from the Virginia Beach Police Department.
Police went to Cage’s home around 6:30 a.m. to execute a search warrant. Authorities confirmed that those on the scene were clearly marked as law enforcement officers.
Two separate teams were positioned at the front door of the home as well as at a secondary garage door leading to an upstairs apartment. Officers breached the garage door and made their way upstairs where they breached a second door leading into the apartment. At that point, Cage opened fire, and one officer was struck multiple times.
Authorities worked quickly to get the injured officer to safety, while four other officers returned fire on Cage before retreating down the stairs. Cage then barricaded himself inside the apartment,

Source: Guns.com

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