Missouri homicide suspect arrested after hours-long standoff


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RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Kansas City area homicide suspect after an hours-long standoff.

The Kansas City Star reports that the shooting was reported around 1:15 p.m. Sunday at a home in Raytown. Police say the victim was found dead outside the home near a truck.

Police say the suspect ran to his nearby home and barricaded himself inside. He was taken into custody around 7 p.m. The victim hasn’t been identified, and the shooter wasn’t immediately charged.

No details were released about what led up to the shooting.

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