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      Standoff in Escanaba ends peacefully

      An adult male is in custody after a six-hour standoff with police at a residence in Escanaba Thursday night.

      The call came in around 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening. Police were told that a single gunshot was heard with screaming in the background. A woman made her way out of the residence safely, and police and the suspect were locked in a standoff. The male suspect came out of the home after six hours without incident. The suspect is currently lodged in the Delta County Jail on an unrelated charge. There were no injuries in the incident, which remains under investigation.

      The Escanaba Public Safety Department was assisted by the Delta County Sheriff's Department along with the Michigan State Police and Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) detectives.