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Police involved in standoff in northwest Wichita

Police were called to a northwest Wichita neighborhood Saturday night after a suspect in a domestic violence case shut himself inside a home.

Emergency dispatchers said officers were sent to the 9700 block of West Bella Vista, south of 21st between Tyler and Maize roads, shortly after 8 p.m. The suspect fired at least one shot outside the home before retreating inside.

Traffic is being diverted around the neighborhood, dispatchers said, and neighbors are being asked to stay in their basements.

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