Meth Town Midweek Morning Standoff

A tense situation unfolds to the east as the holidays make everyone just a bit more desperate.

Here are the basics of the story . . .

An Independence, Missouri, Police Department spokesperson says that the standoff started off as a domestic violence situation.

Police say one man is barricaded inside a residence with a small child and does not want to exit the residence. The man may have a weapon.

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Independence police involved in standoff involving small child early Wednesday morning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Independence Police Department is involved in a standoff early Wednesday morning in an Independence, Missouri, residence. At 4:17 a.m. Wednesday, police released a statement saying they are currently involved in a barricade situation in the 1000 Block of North Aztec Court.