Man arrested following Kenosha standoff identified
KENOSHA -- Kenosha police have identified the man arrested following a 10-hour standoff as 38-year-old Chester Mass of Kenosha. Police were sent to his home after getting reports of shots fired.
Police were first called to the house following the report of a possible shooting around 5:10 a.m. The Kenosha County Tactical Team arrived on the scene around 6:30 a.m.
A neighbor told CBS 58, Mass is a veteran, and often heard the couple arguing. Robert Herzog, Jr. says his father lives next door to the house. He says his father heard gunshots, and breaking windows.
Police say a man on oxygen was freed from the house during the early hours of the standoff. They believed no one else was in the house with the Mass. That's why police thought they could take their time negotiating with the Mass.
The Kenosha County Tactical Team breached the home following 10 hours of negotiations. Police report Mass was arrested without much resistance.
Police say 33-year-old Heather Adamski of Kenosha was found in the basement of Mass' Kenosha home. The cause of death has been determined to be a gunshot wound to the head. Police say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding Adamski's death.
The male suspect is being held at the Kenosha County Jail on a probation hold.