Suspect in Arlington, VA House Explosion Identified, Investigation Underway

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Arlington County, Virginia, witnessed a devastating event Monday when a house explosion rocked the community.

 The incident unfolded in a duplex owned by 56-year-old James Yoo and culminated in a fiery explosion that could be heard and felt for miles. 

Authorities are piecing together the events leading up to the explosion which started with a tense standoff and the tragic end.

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Standoff 

The Arlington County Police were initially called to the scene following reports of a shots-fired incident at the brick duplex around 4:45 p.m. ET. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered that James Yoo had fired more than 30 rounds from a flare gun into the surrounding neighborhood. What began as a shots-fired call escalated into a standoff as officers attempted to engage with Yoo without success.