Carson City man involved in standoff apprehended

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

77875-andre_franklin.jpgLaw enforcement apprehended a man involved in a 3 1/2-hour standoff with police Thursday.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of man threatening his ex-girlfriend at her residence at the 2000 block of Hawaii Circle at 1 p.m. She said her boyfriend Andre Franklin, 21, an ex-felon had come to her home with a friend, Travis Kim, 25, and was allegedly threatening to kill her after she broke up with him earlier that day. She told officers she saw him with a gun last night and he had battered her Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, according to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.

She escaped Thursday with a small child and went to the Lowe’s where she called 911 claiming Franklin told her he was going to “riddle her with bullets.” She told dispatch both men had violent histories, Furlong said.

The sheriff’s office surrounded the house at 1:37…

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