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Hours-long standoff in Fountain ends peacefully

Posted at 8:00 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 09:11:24-04

FOUNTAIN – The City of Fountain says a man who barricaded himself inside a home in the 500 block of Windsor Lane at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, surrendered peacefully at around 11:00 Wednesday night.

The man was identified as 48-year-old Jason Flores. A photo of Flores is expected to be released on Thursday.

The department asked the public to avoid the area during the standoff.

According to Fountain PD, as officers approached a residence on Windsor Ln, shots were fired from the home. No officers were injured.

All surrounding residents who were willing to leave were evacuated.