Note: The incident in the 200 block of W. Broadway, for which a CENS message was sent out, has been resolved. Everyone who received the message can resume normal activity. The suspect is in custody.
Today at 8:39 a.m., police were called to respond to a domestic incident involving a domestic dispute. The parties were separated but the suspect was outside in an alley and possibly armed. Officers initially found him, but he fled through a parking garage in the 200 block of W. Broadway. A Springfield Police K9 responded to assist in a search. The suspect pulled a fire alarm. A Community Emergency Notification System (CENS) message was sent out. The suspect was taken into custody in the basement of the garage at 8:46 a.m. Incident 20-200529