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Suspects in custody following hours long standoff in La Junta

Posted at 2:25 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 00:10:49-05

LA JUNTA – Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a standoff in La Junta Monday afternoon.

News 5 had a crew on scene and they reported seeing the Crowley County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado State Patrol, and Pueblo PD. Tactical Units and an armored vehicle were part of the response.

Four people were inside the household. At about 4:00 p.m., La Junta Police said three of the people had exited the house.

The home is in on Carson Ave. between 3rd and 4th Streets.

Around 6 p.m., News 5 learned that the standoff was over and several suspects were in custody.

Information was limited in this situation and News 5 will follow up to learn more.