Subject who barricaded himself at Apache Flats taken into custody

The Cole County Sheriff's Department said it was responding to a barricaded subject in the Apache Flats community. (Hannah Knowles/KRCG 13)

A man who barricaded himself inside a residence on Gateway Drive Thursday morning has been taken into custody.

Cole County Sheriff John Wheeler confirmed an active situation near Apache Flats in Cole County after a man with two active warrants barricaded himself.

The subject was taken into custody just before 12 p.m. Thursday. Law enforcement did not say on what warrants the man was wanted, but Wheeler did say the man had weapons inside the home and had his family inside with him.

Wheeler stated both the sheriff's department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Jefferson City Police Department were present at the incident.

Editor's Note: This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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