Update (5:55 p.m.) Blue Springs Police took a man into custody in the past hour after he surrendered peacefully. The police department says the incident began after a family member called shortly after 2:30 p.m. concerned with a resident at the home on S.W. Hamlet Street. No injuries were reported.
Blue Springs Police are reportedly involved in a standoff near the intersection of Southwest Victor Drive and Southwest Hamlet Street Wednesday afternoon.
Local police report the incident began as a medical emergency call earlier Wednesday. Firefighters arrived at the home and reported a man came out of the residence brandishing a firearm and went back inside.
It’s not known if anyone else is inside the house with that gunman.
Police negotiators are trying to get the suspect to come out peacefully.