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Kingston, Ont. police say stand-off with man barricaded in apartment building ended peacefully

Kingston Police have shut down a portion of Princess St. after a man has barricaded himself in an apartment building. Global News

After a stand-off that lasted over 24 hours, Kingston Police say the situation has been resolved peacefully after the suspect surrendered.

Kingston police had shut down a number of roads Friday morning at Portsmouth Avenue and Princess Street, which have since reopened, after a man barricaded himself in an apartment building.

Shots were fired at officers on the scene. One officer suffered minor injuries after being hit with shrapnel in the arm.

The incident was in relation to a stabbing reported Thursday at the Kingston centre. Police described the suspect as a 50-year-old male who was carrying an edged weapon.

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Princess Street westbound at Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard and eastbound at Taylor Kidd Boulevard was closed.

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Portsmouth Avenue southbound at Glengarry Road and northbound at Fairview Road was closed.

Police allowed local traffic to leave the area, but was not allowing traffic to access the area until the incident ended.

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