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After 9 hours, standoff is over in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

Police have arrested a man after a nine-hour standoff in north Minneapolis.

The incident, taking place on the 3800 block of Aldrich Ave. N., started around 11:30 a.m. on Friday when police received a 911 call that a man had shot at someone in his front yard.

Police and SWAT teams arrived at the scene within minutes, and tried to convince the man to surrender.

Around 5:30 p.m., SWAT team administered tear gas into the house, but even after several rounds, the man would not exit the home.

Shortly after 9 p.m., the man was arrested.

Surrounding neighbors were escorted out of the area by police, but have since returned.

Investigators still do not know what caused the man start shooting.

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