Standoff with armed suspect ends in Daytona Beach

Standoff takes place on Forest Avenue

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona Beach police were involved in a standoff Thursday night with an armed person, officials said.

The standoff took place in the 1400 block of Forest Avenue.

The incident began as a domestic disturbance. Police said the person, armed with a long gun, has a violent history and was in an agitated state.

SWAT and hostage negotiators were called to the scene, but the man surrendered peacefully around midnight, police said.

No other details have been released.

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