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Suspect in Custody After Barricading Inside Evansville Home

Suspect barricaded inside a home after officers were called for a domestic dispute incident.

Posted: May 6, 2021 5:49 AM
Updated: May 6, 2021 6:08 AM

Shortly after 9pm on Wednesday night, multiple law enforcement agencies were called on scene to a home on Nicole Drive in Evansville for a domestic dispute incident.

When officers arrived, they saw the suspect loading a firearm and barricading inside the home. Officers immediately called for backup. It took law enforcement over an hour to talk the suspect into coming out unarmed.

The suspect is now in custody and has yet to be identified.

Stick with us on air and online as we keep you updated on this developing story.

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