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Police, SWAT team involved in Kenosha standoff

Posted at 8:27 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 16:13:42-04

KENOSHA, WI — UPDATE: The suspect behind a massive police search in Kenosha that shut down three city blocks Tuesday night has been taken into custody, the police department said Wednesday afternoon.


A police stand off took place near 51st Street and 24th Avenue in Kenosha Tuesday evening.

TODAY'S TMJ4 reporter, Rebecca Klopf, said police were shouting that they have warrant for a man's arrest and to "come out with your hands up." Multiple witnesses said it started around 6:30 p.m. and called it a standoff.

Police Stand off in Kenosha viewer submitted video

Multiple streets were blocked off in relation to the stadnoff. SWAT teams were also on the scene.

Police have only said that an "incident" was happening.

This story will be updated as more information is known.