Couple believed dead after house explosion, standoff

HOQUIAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a husband and wife are believed to be dead after a standoff with police ended in a gun battle, explosions and a  at a home near Hoquiam, Washington. KOMO reports the drama began at around 9:20 p.m. Monday when deputies responded to a 911 call about a domestic violence shooting. The Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Brad Johansson says the 911 caller, a 47-year-old woman, said her 18-year-old son had been shot in the hand and her 56-year-old husband had been shot in the chest. The son and the other person fled from the residence to try and get help. A neighbor called 911 to report hearing gunshots.