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KCPD ends standoff with armed suspect after several hours

Posted at 1:45 PM, Nov 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-16 17:12:01-05

Update |According to KCPD, the suspect exited the residence at around 3:45 p.m. and was taken into custody.

Original story | Kansas City, Missouri, police are standing off with a potentially armed person in the 5700 block of Indiana Avenue.

According to police, a suspect barricaded themselves inside a home in the area.

The standoff began around 11:30 a.m. when officers spotted a suspect wanted on a felony warrant.

They attempted to stop the suspect, who then ran into a home.

Police were told the suspect is armed and threatening to harm himself.

Negotiators are working on a peaceful resolution and several other people who were also inside the home have already exited.

KCPD said to avoid the area because it is unsafe.