MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A standoff in south Minneapolis Wednesday evening ended with homes being evacuated and one person in police custody.
Minneapolis spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said the person was taken into custody shortly before 10 p.m.READ MORE: During Resentencing Of Mohamed Noor, Judge Asks: What Changes Have Been Made To Minneapolis Police?
The standoff started after police got a welfare check call at 6 p.m. in the area of 53rd Street and 36th Avenue South. An emotionally disturbed man was believed to have weapons in his house.READ MORE: 'Really Disgusting And Elaborate': Alleged Sex Competition Prompts Protest, Investigation At Minnesota College
Four or five houses surrounding the man’s were evacuated before the suspect was arrested.
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