Suspect taken into custody after overnight police standoff

Police responded to a call of shots fired and deputies saw a man in the road, who then ran from officers into the home.

Posted: Oct 8, 2019 6:36 AM
Updated: Oct 8, 2019 12:11 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - The overnight standoff ended just before 9:00 am and a suspect is now in custody. 

It's happened at a home at 4100 East Markle Avenue around 2 Tuesday morning..

That's near the little league and just north of Parke Avenue.

Police responded to a call of shots fired and deputies saw a man in the road, who then ran from officers into the home.

The Special Response Team was called in to try and get a person to come out of the home.

According to police, tear gas was used to get the suspect Brent Powers to come out after several hours of repeated announcements for anyone in the house to come out.

Brent Powers is preliminarily charged with criminal recklessness, unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting arrest. Online jail records show he will be in court Wednesday.

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