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Hours-long standoff in Fountain ends peacefully

Fountain standoff 11/12
Posted at 5:02 PM, Nov 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-13 07:42:36-05

FOUNTAIN — A standoff that blocked streets and prompted safety alerts in Fountain ended peacefully Sunday evening according to the Fountain Police Department.

Police told News5 they responded to a report of a domestic violence situation at a home on Elk River View just after 1 p.m. The neighborhood where this happened is southeast of the Safeway on Mesa Ridge Parkway. Cross Creek Avenue was closed between the east entrance of the Safeway and Park Glen Drive.

An emergency notification was sent to homes in the area around the 8000 block of Elk River View telling people to stay inside and away from doors and windows. A second alert was sent at 8:25 p.m. notifying neighbors that the situation had been resolved.

The Fountain Police Department says Kevon Tyler, 23, was arrested on several domestic violence related charges.