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Standoff ends on South Magnolia, suspect in custody

Posted at 4:46 PM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 20:23:13-04

UPDATE: The standoff at South Magnolia near Pinhook Road has ended. A suspect is now in custody.

The Marshal’s Office says they have arrested 27-year-old Zachary Kynard. Officials say he was wanted on multiple misdemeanor and felony charges.

Kynard was taken into custody.

Viewers have alerted us to heavy police activity at a home on South Magnolia, near Pinhook Road.

According to Lafayette Chief Deputy Marshal Phil Conrad, they are attempting to serve a warrant, and they believe the suspect has barricaded themselves inside.

Our crew on scene says that deputies have made contact with the person, a male suspect, barricaded in the home.  The person’s family is also on the scene. They tell KATC that they are worried for his the safety.

KATC will have more details as they becomes available.