Suspect in custody after Hutchinson standoff

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:52:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 04 2014 11:52:29 PM CDT

A standoff has ended in Hutchinson after SWAT team members managed to take the suspect into custody.

Crews were called to investigate the report of an armed man barricaded inside the home near 14th and Washington around 9 a.m. Friday.

SWAT team members were called to assist. Negotiators worked for several hours to get the man to surrender peacefully.

Neighbors told Eyewitness News they heard the man fire shots throughout the morning. Others couldn't get to their homes after authorities shut down nearby roads.


Officers used tear gas and bean bags to take the man into custody around 5:30 p.m.

No one was hurt.

The man has been identified as Thomas Fee. He was booked into jail on unknown charges.