Standoff ends peacefully in JC

One man is in custody after a standoff in Jefferson City. Police were called to the 1100 block of East McCarty Street at 6:42pm Thursday for a shots fired call.

When officers arrived at the scene, they tried to contact a suspect who then holed up in an apartment. The SWAT team and Crisis Negotiation Team came to scene while police blocked off roads immediately surrounding the apartment.. Eventually, they were able to reach the man on a cell phone. It took about two hours for the suspect to surrender to police.

Police have not released the name of the suspect at this time.