KC Mayor and City Council election results

Police Standoff Ends Peacefully

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A police standoff ended peacefully Thursday afternoon after an employee of the Missouri Department of Correction’s office barricaded himself inside and threatened to take his own life, according to police.

The standoff took place in the 1300 block of Brush Creek Blvd. shortly before noon.

Police spokesman Darin Snapp said the employee was having “personal problems” and was suicidal. Police were able to negotiate with the man, who surrendered to police peacefully. No other people were in the building.

No other information has been made available at this time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.