- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 5, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A shooting led to a police standoff overnight in Huntsville.

Authorities say police received a call late Tuesday that a man had been shot in the arm in a residential neighborhood. The victim was taken to a hospital and officers began looking for a suspect.

Officers tried to make contact with a neighbor who was identified as a possible suspect, but the man refused to come outside of a home where he was with two children.

Officers evacuated several nearby houses, but WAFF-TV reports that some bystanders threw fireworks at police. Officers threatened to use pepper spray and told people to go inside.

The man finally surrendered early Wednesday after more than two hours. Police haven’t released the suspect’s name.

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