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Longueuil standoff ends after suspect surrenders

LONGUEUIL – A 42-year-old man, who had barricaded himself in his house, early Sunday morning has surrendered to police.

Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Longueuil police received a 911 call about a domestic disturbance on Gustave-Desourdy Street in St-Hubert.

When officers arrived on scene, the victim, a woman in her forties exited the home.

Police said she had minor injuries to her upper body.

The male suspect shut himself in the house and refused to come out.

A security perimeter was erected around the home  and several neighbouring houses were evacuated by police as a safety precaution.

Negotiations ensued and the suspect, who is known to police, willingly walked out of his home at 10 a.m.

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He was apprehended without incident and is being interviewed by investigators.

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