A Hurdland man is in custody following a 20 minute standoff with Kirksville police. The incident occurred last (Sun.) night at around 9:40. Kirksville police officers conducted a traffic stop on Douglas Garrett of Hurdland in the 300 block of West Patterson Street. During the stop, officers noticed Garrett had a handgun with him in the vehicle. A standoff followed in which officers negotiated with Garrett to surrender. After approximately 20 minutes Garrett was taken into custody without incident. Garrett is the primary suspect in a shooting that took place Wednesday night the 1200 block of South Baird Street. Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945. During Sunday night’s incident the Kirksville Police Department was assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Adair County Sheriff’s Office, and the Truman State University Department of Public Safety.
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