Man in custody following west Wichita standoff

@KWCHRachel: 119th and Taft blocked off as SWAT tries to contact a 33 yr old man in a home who they believe is armed, possibly intoxicated

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) 3:27 p.m.

Wichita police say a standoff in west Wichita has ended peacefully.

The SWAT team was called to the 11500 block of W. Valley Hi Drive on Tuesday to make a contact with a man whose parents said had threatened this with a handgun.

Police say the 33-year-old man was eventually taken into custody without incident.

Streets that were blocked around the home due to the incident will soon be re-opened.
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1:36 pm.

The SWAT team has been called out to a home in west Wichita where police believe an armed man may be inside.

Wichita police say the man's parents contacted Patrol West on Monday to say their 33-year-old son was intoxicated, had a handgun and had threatened them.

Officers tried to make contact with the man at the home where he lives with his parents in the 11500 block of W. Valley Hi Drive but were unsuccessful.

Police say they are are trying to make contact with the man. The SWAT team was called out due to the man's access to weapons in the home and the initial statement from his parents regarding a weapon.

Officer Charley Davison, a spokesman for the police department, says the SWAT team is using time, distance and communication in hopes of safely resolving the situation.

No evacuations have been ordered but Taft, Kent and Valley High Streets are closed off while the incident is being worked. Residents are currently being allowed out of their homes, but may not be able to get back in until the situation is resolved.