Springfield police surround home near McDaniel Park

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) Springfield police surrounded a home north of McDaniel Park on Sunday afternoon after a suicidal male barricaded himself inside with a baby.

SPD Spokesperson Lisa Cox confirmed to KY3 News that the department's Special Response Team was called to the home in the 2300 block of S. National Ave., just north of E. Sunset St. Cox also confirmed that a baby was inside the home.

The man surrendered to police just before 3:00 p.m. The child is safe, according to police.

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