SALT LAKE CITY — A man accused of assaulting a woman and holding another woman hostage in a home is in custody after a SWAT team used a Taser to subdue him Thursday morning.
Randall Hudson, 59, was booked for investigation of aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping.Comment on this story
Salt Lake Police Sgt. Shawn Josephson said officers responded to a call about domestic violence at 1228 S. Windsor (840 East) at 5 a.m. Police said a female in the home was a victim of assault, and she escaped and called 911 from a neighbor's home. The woman was hospitalized in stable condition.
Another woman was still in the home with a man, police said. She was considered a hostage, and the man allegedly threatened violence against her.
The SWAT team entered the home around 7:30 a.m. and used a stun gun on Hudson. He claimed to have a weapon in the house, and when he was taken into custody, police found he had a knife. The hostage was not injured.
Police said Hudson has no history of domestic abuse.