Standoff in Smithville ends with man in custody after police say he shot a woman

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One person is in custody after a standoff in Smithville Wednesday.

SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The man suspected in a Smithville shooting and standoff spent the night in jail Wednesday.

Police say that suspect shot a woman earlier in the day,  and when they got to the housing authority for the city of Smithville, he wouldn’t come out.

Police evacuated people out of the surrounding homes and the tactical team moved in around 12:30 a.m., Thursday. The tactical team eventually took the person into custody.

The shooting victim is at the hospital and will be okay, according to police.

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