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Shreveport standoff ends peacefully

Shreveport standoff ends peacefully
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POSTED: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:04am

A wanted man is in law enforcement custody after a two and a half hour standoff in south Shreveport Monday afternoon.

Witness tell KMSS around 2 p.m., several Shreveport police K-9 units arrived in the 9000 block of Moray Drive. A man wanted by federal agents for an attempted murder in July and other violent crimes had holed up in a neighborhood house, according to Shreveport Corporal Marcus Hines.

Several agencies including the U.S. Marshal's Office surrounded the house until he gave himself up shortly before 4:30 p.m.

The suspect was later identified as Jimmy Durden.

A second person in the house, who has not been identified, was also arrested by authorities.

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