Hazelwood Standoff Ends Peacefully; Suspect at Large

HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOX) – A domestic dispute turned police standoff that evacuated an apartment building overnight has ended with the suspect still at large.

Officials were called to Knollwood Apartments after a woman reported her drunk boyfriend pointed a handgun at her during an argument.

As police arrived the victim and two other witnesses left the apartment, authorities believed the suspect was still inside.

After communicate with the suspect failed, an area SWAT team was called in, leading to the evacuation of the apartment building.

Several hours later the suspect told police he had left the apartment before they arrived.

Police are currently looking for the suspect.

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