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Shelter in place lifted following standoff in Security-Widefield neighborhood

El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 7:47 AM, Nov 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-21 11:59:18-05

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office put a shelter in place order in effect for people living within a quarter-mile of the 6800 block of Defoe Ave following a stabbing Saturday morning.

During a standoff with a suspect inside a home, people living in the area were advised to stay inside, close their doors and windows, stay away from exterior walls.

As of 9:45 a.m, authorities have a suspect in custody for the incident.

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