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Cherokee County sheriff reports ‘peaceful ending’ to barricade situation; one in custody

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Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 4:51 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 8:42 PM CDT
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded earlier Wednesday to a person barricaded in a residence in Moon City.

As of 7:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office reported that a “peaceful end” to the situation had occurred. They said they took one person into custody, but did not identify that person. Someone at the scene received minor injuries, they reported.

A SWAT team from Nacogdoches was called to assist and came to the scene.

They say there is no threat to the public at this time, but ask for people to avoid the area.

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