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Standoff in Gonzales over; suspect in custody

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GONZALES, LA (WAFB) -

A suspect is now in custody following a standoff with police in Gonzales.

Police were on the scene after a reported domestic dispute.

Around 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, a male suspect reportedly got into an altercation with his girlfriend. Officials with the City of Gonzales say the victim was able to run to safety at St. Theresa of Avila school on Burnside Ave.

The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution, but that lockdown has since been lifted. Gonzales Police says the suspect locked himself inside a home on New River.

Louisiana State Police was also on the scene assisting the Gonzales Police Department.

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