Armed man safely taken into custody following standoff in Eudora, Kansas

EUDORA, Kan. — Authorities say an armed man has safely been taken into custody following a standoff that began Sunday morning.

Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a field near 143rd Street and County Line Road in Eudora, Kansas, shortly after 7 a.m. for a man armed with a gun who appeared to potentially be a danger to himself.

The sheriff’s office tells FOX4 deputies have been communicating with the man, who has remained in a field throughout the day, to get him to surrender safely.

He was reported to have been safely taken into custody just after 6 p.m. Sunday.

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