Springfield man facing multiple charges in connection with standoff


SPRINGFIELD - In an update to a story WAND brought you last week, a man who was involved in a standoff with Springfield police on March 23 is facing multiple gun-related charges.

The man, identified as Kori White, 23, faces charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and no FOID card in connection with Wednesday's incident.

Springfield police say officers were dispatched to Lilac Lane and North Grand Avenue for a report of shots fired.  The standoff lasted for two and a half hours, with White surrendering peacefully at the end, according to Springfield police.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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