Kansas City police standoff closes parts of I-29 in Northland for over 2 hours


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are involved in a standoff Tuesday afternoon that closed Interstate 29 in the Northland.

The interstate has since reopened after the standoff came to an end.

I-29 was closed in both directions near North Oak Trafficway, along with the I-29 and I-35 split just past NE Parvin Road.

A Kansas City Police Department spokesperson said they were engaged in a standoff with an armed person in the 1200 block of NE 46th Terrace.

One person was taken to the hospital for mental evaluation.

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