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Suspect in custody after 6 hour stand-off in Janesville

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Courtesy Janesville Police Department Courtesy Janesville Police Department

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Janesville police responded to the 200 block of Cherry Street for a person shooting a firearm outside a home.

When police arrived the suspect ran away and retreated into the residence on the 200 block of Cherry Street. SWAT teams used a series of lethal chemical munitions to secure the suspect.

The suspect was taken into custody about 11:45 p.m. on Friday. During the stand-off other people created a disturbance by their actions and were arrested.

Jonathan Jimenez was arrested for reckless endangering safety, failure to comply with an officer's attempt to take into custody and minor in possession of a handgun.

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