Man barricades himself in an apartment, residents evacuated

According to the City of Laurel officials, shots were fired in the 900 block of 8th Street at 8:15 pm Saturday.

The suspect barricaded himself in an apartment there.

Police had to evacuate some residents and officials opened Partnership Hall as a temporary shelter for those displaced.

Audrey Barnes the City of Laurel Public Information officer says that no one was hurt.

Laurel Police detained and questioned two men after a five hour standoff that ended without incident early Sunday morning.
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