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Armed standoff in Inver Grove Heights ends safely, woman taken into custody

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A woman has been taken into custody by police following a standoff in Inver Grove Heights Thursday afternoon, in which she is said to have been randomly firing shots.

KARE 11 reporter Lou Raguse tweeted that a woman had been handcuffed by police following a standoff at a home on 70th Street and Claude Avenue, which started following a "shots fired" report.

It prompted Inver Grove Heights Community Schools to take protective measures – including "sheltering" students in after-school programs and rerouting buses away from the area.

FOX 9 reports she was taken into custody about 5:15 p.m.

A nearby home daycare owner who lives behind the house where the standoff took place told the TV station she and the children were evacuated after they heard 4 gunshots.

KSTP reports that the woman fell down the front steps as she exited the home, with SWAT team members then going inside to conduct a search.

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