Standoff ends with man in custody in Sugar Creek after gunshots heard

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SUGAR CREEK, Mo.– A man was barricaded inside a home for several hours Thursday morning in Sugar Creek.

Police said they started getting calls around midnight from neighbors who heard gunshots in the area of Hackett and Vermont. FOX4 earlier reported that the man was outside shooting, but we have since learned the shots were fired inside of his home.

He refused to come out for responding officers.

The Independence tactical team was called to assist. When they arrived, they asked for additional equipment including a second armored vehicle.

Crews from Kansas City Missouri police along with several other agencies, including Clay County Sheriff, North Kansas City Police, Jackson County Sheriff and Oakview assisted.



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