Police identify SWAT suspect

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police have identified the suspect in this mornings SWAT situation as Michael O’Conner, 58.

Police responded to the 700 block of Florida SE in reference to  a domestic violence call around 3 a.m. Saturday.

According to police, a domestic fight began between a couple when O’Conner grabbed a fire poker and swung it hitting his girlfriend and another male.

When officers arrived, the suspect refused to come out and the situation turned into a SWAT call out.

O’Conner was transported to the hospital and will be booked into MDC after being treated for K-9 bites. His charges include aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Stay with News 13 as more information becomes available.

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