Standoff situation ends with no injuries


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Around 7:45 p.m., Lexington Police responded to shots being fired at the 1700 block of Augusta Court.

Police say when they arrived on scene, family members were standing outside and explained that there was still a man inside that was armed.

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Police entered a standoff situation and they were able to evacuate the building.

About an hour into the standoff, police, emergency rescue, and negotiators were on scene and police say they made contact with the man inside by phone.

Police say that’s when the man surrendered and was taken to a hospital.

No injuries were reported.

Police cleared the scene about 10:15 p.m.