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BENTON COUNTY, Mo – The Benton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a well-being check yesterday afternoon.

The scene, at a residence in southwestern Benton County, became a standoff between county deputies and state troopers, and a Belton man, 62, who fired at authorities from the structure.  The subject, whose name has not been released, was taken into custody for a 24-hour investigation pending formal charges.

No injuries were reported by the Sheriff’s Department.