UPDATE

Tempe man shoots neighbor's house in standoff

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Booking photo of 61-year-old James Barnet. (Source: Tempe Police Department) Booking photo of 61-year-old James Barnet. (Source: Tempe Police Department)
Police said a man fired his gun several times and two rounds hit his neighbor's house in Tempe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police said a man fired his gun several times and two rounds hit his neighbor's house in Tempe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Officers talked him out of the house around 8 p.m. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Officers talked him out of the house around 8 p.m. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Booking photo of 61-year-old James Barnet. (Source: Tempe Police Department) Booking photo of 61-year-old James Barnet. (Source: Tempe Police Department)
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man who shot his neighbor's house in Tempe in a standoff on Sunday night is in custody, police said.

The suspect is identified as 61-year-old James Barnet. He was booked into jail on charges of discharging a firearm at a residence, discharging a firearm within city limits, criminal damage and endangerment.

[Booking photo: James Barnet]

It all started around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Rural and Ray roads.

Barnet was the only one home at the time and fired his gun several times inside the house, police said. A couple of rounds hit the neighbor's house but no one was hit.

Officers talked him out of the house around 8 p.m.

Police said they had been out to the house before about two weeks ago for a domestic violence situation.

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