Standoff ends at Murfreesboro motel

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Murfreesboro police were involved in a standoff with a man at a motel off the interstate Thursday morning.

Officers responded to the Knights Inn on South Church Street off I-24 for a report of a man barricaded inside a room.

When police arrived, they said the man refused to leave the motel room and was “provoking the officers.”

Motel guests were asked to shelter-in-place, according to police.

The man surrendered peacefully to authorities around 8:50 a.m.

No additional information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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