Thursday, September 1, 2022

Barricaded male in Belton

On 9-1-2022 at approximately 12:45 PM, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Hargis Lane in Belton on a disturbance involving a firearm.

Prior to officers arrival, a female subject escaped the residence and was taken to a secure location by officers. A male subject was contacted in the street and he was armed with a gun.
 
As a precautionary measure, a nearby elementary school was placed on lockdown and school bus routes were altered to avoid the area.

Officers have cordoned off the area to contain the suspect and negotiations with the suspect are ongoing.

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