After a several hours-long standoff Friday night, K9 Ivan was instrumental in helping Kennewick Police arrest a 19-year old man wanted in a domestic assault incident.

Credit: Kennewick Police Department Facebook Page.

Police were called to 925 South Gum Street at 10:30 for an alleged assault between Byrun Lewis and a woman. Lewis is accused of punching the female several times and choking her. Lewis also allegedly shot at the woman and her vehicle with a pellet gun.

The woman was able to flee the location and called Police. After investigation and communication with the female, Police established probable cause to arrest Lewis for Assault 2nd-Degree. It was also learned that Lewis allegedly made statements that he would "shoot it out with police."

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When officers arrived at the residence, they attempted to make contact with Lewis, who was NOT responding. The Tri-City Regional SWAT team was also called in to assist.

After 5 hours, Lewis still would NOT surrender. K9 Ivan was brought in to help officers locate Lewis in the home and he was taken into custody. After a search warrant was obtained, police located the pellet gun Lewis allegedly shot at the woman.

Credit: Kennewick Police Department Facebook Page.

After being treated at a local hospital, Byrun Lewis was booked into the Benton County Jail for Felony Assault and faces additional charges.

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