A standoff in the Piper area has ended peacefully, according to police.
The standoff lasted for hours until a person came out of a home without incident, a police spokesman said.
The man was taken into custody, the spokesman said.
The incident started at 11:15 a.m. March 5 when officers responded to an armed disturbance in the 2400 block of North 123rd Street, the spokesman said.
A man in his early 30s entered a residence where he did not live, and had an altercation with the homeowners, the police spokesman said. At some point there were shots fired, and some of the details concerning the gunfire are still unknown, according to police.
The suspect then barricaded himself inside another residence, according to police, and the standoff ensued.
Officers set up a perimeter around the residence and started negotiations, the spokesman said. The communication lasted for several hours, until the suspect came out of the residence.
The incident remains under investigation by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s major case unit, which is encouraging anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.