Police Standoff Ends In Louisiana, Mo.

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LOUISANA, MO. (KTVI) – A police standoff in Louisiana Missouri ended peacefully Wednesday night.  It started around five pm on Martella drive, near the Pike County Memorial Hospital.

The armed man was quickly talked out of his home and surrendered without incident.

Police say he is emotionally disturbed and has been placed in a 72-hour mental unit at a local hospital.