Suspect in Custody After Hours-Long Police Standoff in Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A suspect is in custody after an hours-long standoff with police in Marshalltown.

The incident started at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday when officers attempted to serve a search warrant at a home in the 800 block of N. 5th Avenue. The standoff started when the suspect refused to come out.

A SWAT team was called on scene because authorities were looking to recover a weapon as part of the investigation.

The suspect eventually surrendered without incident at 10:15 p.m.

Marshalltown police said no shots were fired in the case. Police are not looking for any other suspects.


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