Man arrested following stand-off situation with law enforcement in Colorado Springs Friday

A large law enforcement presence at a Colorado Springs home blocked off part of Fillmore Street...
A large law enforcement presence at a Colorado Springs home blocked off part of Fillmore Street Friday.(KKTV)
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 11:28 AM MDT|Updated: May. 27, 2023 at 6:58 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE: A man was arrested following an hours-long stand-off with law enforcement at a Colorado Springs home on Friday.

According to an online blotter entry, members of Colorado Parole and CSPD’s Tactical Enforcement Unit located an individual wanted for parole violations who also had a domestic violence warrant in the driveway of a residence on Illinois Avenue, near Hancock and Fillmore, at around 9 a.m.

When officers approached the man, Victor Martinez, police said he fled into the home. At this point, officials contained the area using a variety of marked and unmarked vehicles and started communicating with Martinez.

After about two and a half hours, Martinez peacefully surrendered to police and was taken into custody. Officials said no citizens, suspects or officers were injured during the incident, and all acquaintances of Martinez who were in the home peacefully exited the residence when police requested.

As of Saturday morning, Martinez no longer appears to be in custody.

PREVIOUS: 11 News is working to learn more about a large law enforcement presence, including a tactical vehicle, at a Colorado Springs home Friday.

11 News first received reports from several viewers of a potential standoff situation at a home near Fillmore and Hancock just before 10 a.m.

When 11 News crews arrived on scene shortly after, several unmarked vehicles and individuals in marked vests were in the area. Crews on scene also saw a man in handcuffs at one point, but he was released after a short period of time.

Marked CSPD units arrived on scene soon after, and a lieutenant with the Colorado Springs Police Department told 11 News just after 11 a.m. that their officers had been called out to assist with a parole situation after a suspect ran back into the house.

Our crews on scene said Fillmore going both ways in the area was blocked off for a period of time starting at around 11:10 a.m. as officials responded to the situation