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Homicide suspect refuses to come out of home, standoff begins

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

It was a tense night for Kansas City police after a standoff Friday.

The standoff took place on the 500 block of Cyprus Street. It started about 6:56 p.m.

Police went to the house looking for a homicide suspect, but the man refused to come out. SWAT teams and negotiators arrived on scene and spent some time working to get the man to come out safely.

About 9:45 p.m., the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Police have not said which homicide they were investigating.

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