Police standoff ends with suspect in custody on N. Elmwood Ave

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A police standoff has ended peacefully with one suspect in custody at a residence in the 400 block of N. Elmwood Avenue on Sunday.

The standoff began after a disturbance call came out to police around 9 a.m., and the reportedly armed individual refused to come out of the house.

A suspect described as a white male in mid-40s was taken intp custody for assault charges, after a standoff with police that lasted several hours.

Police said the suspect threatened others inside the home with a shotgun. Police say it was not domestic.

Police eventually found the suspect in the basement and were able to able to arrest him without force.

No injuries were reported.

FOX 4 is at the scene now and will have more as details emerge.


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