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Standoff ends peacefully on the northeast side of Colorado Springs Monday night

Officers at the scene of a standoff in a neighborhood near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Dublin Boulevard on Sept. 14, 2020.  The standoff lasted about four hours, ending around 10 p.m.
Officers at the scene of a standoff in a neighborhood near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Dublin Boulevard on Sept. 14, 2020. The standoff lasted about four hours, ending around 10 p.m.(KKTV)
Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 7:42 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A standoff with an armed man ended peacefully with the suspect’s surrender Monday night.

The suspect had been holed up in a home in northeast Springs since allegedly pulling a gun on a man trying to serve him civil paperwork. Officers arrrived at the home on Dream Weaver Drive just after 6 p.m. and tried to talk to the suspect.

“He again ran into house and refused to exit," police wrote on the CSPD blotter.

A shelter-in-place alert was issued for the neighborhood as law enforcement tried to convince the man to turn himself in. Crisis negotiators and a SWAT team assisted police officers at the scene.

The suspect finally surrendered about four hours into the standoff. Jail records show he was booked into the Criminal Justice Center following the incident. He has been identified as 52-year-old Scott Taylor.

No injuries were reported during the standoff.

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