Standoff on Ohio Street ends, person taken into custody

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 16:08:21-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police were involved in a standoff with a man who authorities say barricaded himself inside a Lexington home.

Police on scene say at around 11:30 a.m., officers were observing a wanted subject on the 500 block of Ohio Street. Officers say the person did not obey commands and barricaded himself inside the home.

Authorities Lexington Police Emergency Response cleared the home, blocked off 5th and 6th streets, and taped off most of the road.

An armored police vehicle also arrived at the scene.

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The original subject has been taken into custody. Another individual was arrested on the scene on unrelated warrants. No injuries occurred.

Police are investigating what happened.