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Shelter-in-place lifted following standoff in Security-Widefield Thursday

Standoff in Security-Widefield
Posted at 6:23 PM, Jul 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 23:09:00-04

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office issued a shelter in place Thursday evening for residents in the area of 100 Cornell St. in Security-Widefield.

Around 5:45 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said they were on scene of a man with a weapon on Cornell St. They also said that shots had been fired.

Residents were advised to secure their homes and stay away from doors and windows.

Just before 9 p.m., the Sheriff's Office reported that the suspect was in custody and more information on the situation would be provided Friday morning.