Barricaded person surrenders to police without incident

A barricaded incident ended this morning as a person surrendered to police peacefully in the 2800 block of North 17th Street.

According to a Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman, officers were sent to the location just before 3 a.m. Dec. 22 on a report of an armed disturbance.

Officers were told that an argument had escalated into an armed disturbance when a male produced a handgun, the spokesman stated.

A perimeter was established around the area and the police special operations unit was called in to safely deescalate the incident, according to the spokesman.

After several hours of negotiating with the armed suspect, the suspect surrendered to officers and was taken into custody, the spokesman stated.

Two other persons also were detained in relation to the incident, according to the spokesman.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating the cause of the incident, the spokesman stated.

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