Moberly Standoff Ends

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Monday, September 11 2006 Sep 11, 2006 Monday, September 11, 2006 3:05:46 PM CDT September 11, 2006 in News
An hour before the standoff ended, police threw a flash bomb into the house armed with tear gas.  Officers entered the house and eventually found the man alive and hiding under a bed.

"I've known the person for pretty much my entire law enforcement career," said Moberly Police Sergeant Kevin Palmatory. "I've been up here 26 years and I've never known him to do anything like this."

Palmatory says the suspect's actions took him by complete surprise.  Investigators say it appears the man was under the influence of an unknown substance.

The man was transported to Moberly Regional Medical Center.  As of early Monday morning, police had not retrieved a gun the man may have used.

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