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Standoff in Stanley resolved; suspect in custody


A standoff that lasted about five hours has ended without any injuries.

It happened in Stanley. Police were called to a home around 2:40 p.m. Thursday. There was a report of a domestic incident at a home and the man inside allegedly had a gun. A woman was about to get out of the house safely. Neighbors were asked to evacuate as law enforcement officers tried to end the standoff peacefully.

Investigators say before 8 p.m. Thursday, a SWAT team went in and brought the suspect out safely and without incident. No one was hurt. The man was taken to the Chippewa County Jail.

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