PUEBLO — Pueblo Police were involved in a standoff Tuesday afternoon west of downtown Pueblo.
A suspect was refusing to exit a residence near Northern Ave. and Van Buren St.
Police said they responded to a domestic violence call around noon Tuesday. A woman was injured but was able to escape the suspect.
The suspect refused to leave the residence and police said he had access to firearms.
Around 5 p.m. the suspect, identified as Joe Velario, surrendered and was taken into custody. He's facing felony domestic violence charges as well as felony menacing and second-degree assault charges.
STAND-OFF IN PUEBLO: @PuebloPolice1 say a standoff is happening right now by Van Buren and Northern. Police responded to a domestic violence call. One woman is injured, her condition is unknown. Police say the suspect has access to weapons. Police say SWAT may be called out.@KOAA pic.twitter.com/SHuIecH7L1— Carl Winder KOAA (@CWinderKOAA) March 30, 2021