Gunfire Reported; Police Standoff Ends In Rural Blue Rapids Without Incident

Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to a domestic incident at a home in the 700 block of Dogwood Lane in rural Blue Rapids approximately 11:00 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they heard four gunshots and called for backup from officers in the Sheriff’s Department as well as officers from the Marysville and Waterville Police Departments.

A 30-minute standoff between officers and the occupants in the home ended without incident, with three individuals taken into custody.

Marshall County Sheriff Dan Hargrave reported that he expects charges to be filed on Friday.

Sarah Kessinger of the Marysville Advocate contributed to this report.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.