Standoff Suspect Asks for New Attorney

<p>Juan Rivas</p>

Juan Rivas

A Toppenish man asks for a new attorney after rejecting a plea deal from prosecutors this morning.

Juan Rivas is accused of firing a gun at a car and barricading himself in a home in Toppenish back in May.

SWAT teams were called out to the scene for several hours-- however, rivas managed to escape.

He was apprehended a few days later.

Rivas is currently facing three counts of first degree assault.