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The suspect surrendered to police at 3 p.m. Wednesday after a five-hour standoff at his cousin's home.

Shooting death in West Duluth leads to standoff, arrest

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A tense five-hour standoff in the East Hillside neighborhood ended Wednesday with a 24-year-old Duluth man in custody, suspected in the city's third homicide in less than six weeks.


More than 40 law enforcement officers swarmed the 600 block of East Sixth Street on Wednesday morning after determining that Stephen A. Cobenais was at a home rented by his cousin. A shooting shortly after

1 a.m. at Cobenais' West Duluth apartment left Marion Demon Highler, 31, of Duluth, dead.

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