Woodinville man charged in Everett courthouse standoff

January 06, 2023

On Thursday, Dec. 29, David Hsu of Woodinville was charged with six counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, The Herald reported.

Hsu is accused of carrying guns into Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on Dec. 12, triggering a standoff and three-hour lockdown, the sheriff’s office said.

He was arrested after hours of negotiations with law enforcement. No one was hurt.

The sheriff’s office said Hsu demanded to see judges and the sheriff to change custody arrangements for his child.

Detectives said they recovered six guns, more than 300 rounds of ammunition, a ballistic armor vest, brass knuckles, knives and a hatchet.

Hsu is being held in the Snohomish County Jail with bail set at $1 million.