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Stand-Off ends in St. Francois County

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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A standoff has ended in St. Francois County with a suspect being taken into custody. The St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department says the incident started with a report that a man took a shot at a police officer earlier Saturday afternoon.

The incident then developed into a hostage situation.

By mid-afternoon the suspect had been taken into custody without further incident.