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Police Standoff in Cameron Ends Without Incident

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The Cameron Police Department was dispatched to the area of Grand Avenue and Short Avenue on Friday evening in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival officers say they discovered the suspect had climbed into the attic with a rifle.

The occupants of the home and some of the residents from neighboring homes were evacuated.

Negotiators with the Tri-County Regional SWAT Team responded and were able to talk the suspect out of the residence without incident after a long standoff.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Daviess, DeKalb, and Caldwell Sheriff’s Department, as well as the Lathrop and Chillicothe Police Departments assisted the Cameron Police Department with the incident.

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