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Teenager taken into custody after SE Wichita standoff

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:20:32 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 26 2014 10:50:15 PM CDT
WICHITA, Kan. -

A teenager has surrendered peacefully after a standoff in southeast Wichita.

Crews were called to the scene in the 8600 block of east Mt. Vernon around 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Officers were responding to the report of shots fired.

Multiple officers and SWAT team members assisted with the case. Police blocked off Mt. Vernon while officers negotiated with a man in the home, believed to be armed.

A 17-year-old surrendered without incident just before 10:30 p.m. He was taken into custody for questioning.

No one was hurt.

Streets have since reopened.

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