Police standoff in East St. Louis ends peacefully

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -  A police standoff ends with an arrest Tuesday night in East St. Louis.

Officers were called to the John Deshields housing complex around 10:30p.m.  for a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend.

A woman ran to the back of the building, but a man with a weapon barricaded himself inside.

After almost an hour the man finally surrendered to police and was taken into custody.

Offical charges have not yet been released.