Barricade suspect in custody after nearly 6-hour standoff in Chesterfield

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CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - An hourslong standoff between a barricaded suspect and police came to a resolution Friday morning.

Chesterfield police responded to calls of shots being fired at a residence around 7:30 p.m.  Thursday night. Police confirmed they were called to the area of Justus Post Road and Walpole Drive for a report of shots fired. That's not far from the Chesterfield Mall.

The St. Louis County SWAT team was called as the individual barricaded themselves in the residence. Police fired tear gas into the home around 1:45 a.m. Friday morning and the man was taken into custody.

Police say the man was upset over not receiving an inheritance check.


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