UPDATE: Standoff with KCMO police is over

Posted at 12:28 PM, Feb 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-28 18:21:30-05

UPDATE 2/28: The police standoff in the 400 block of N. Elmwood in Kansas City, Missouri is now over, according to authorities. 


The standoff started in northeast KC around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning and lasted for several hours. 

Police say they were called out to the house after the landlord of the home pointed a shotgun at the tenants. 



Throughout the day, negotiators could be heard calling for a man named "Earl." 

No one was injured during the standoff. 


Police are working an active standoff in the 400 block of N. Elmwood in Kansas City, Missouri. 



Officers responded to the house on a disturbance call Sunday afternoon around 11 a.m. Authorities say a man is holding himself up inside a home with a firearm. 

According to police, the man is refusing to leave the home. 

41 Action News reporter Ali Hoxie says negotiators are calling out to a man named "Earl." 



A tactical unit  and police helicopter has arrived on the scene. Police are telling neighbors to stay inside their homes. 



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