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Man arrested after standoff with police in Boone County

Officials say the suspect who barricaded himself in a home in Boone County is in custody.

The standoff happened on Chap Road in the Van area of Boone County.

Authorities say initially, a person called 911 just before seven o’clock Monday evening and said an inebriated man pointed a firearm at the caller.

A West Virginia State Trooper reported shots fired by the suspect at around 7:30 p.m. before the suspect barricaded himself inside the home.

Authorities report the man turned himself in after a standoff with police surrounding the residence.



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