Eight-Hour Standoff Ends in Aurelius Township

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Eight-Hour Standoff Ends in Aurelius Township

CREATED Jul. 19, 2012

An eight-hour standoff in Aurelius Township is now over.  Deputies with the Ingham County Sheriff's Office tell us it ended peacefully around 5:15 Thursday afternoon, when the gunman surrendered.

Deputies first got word of a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife around 10 a.m.   Four people, later found to be related to the suspect, were being held inside.  The were released around 1:15 Thursday afternoon.  The gunman then barricaded himself in the home.  It took a state police team hours before the gunman finally surrendered.

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