[Updated]

Multiple media outlets, including WGEM and KHQA, are reporting that the standoff has ended. It is being reported that the suspect, 52-year-old Donald R. Pruett surrendered shortly before 11 a.m. KHQA says that Pruett will undergo a mental evaluation at Blessing Hospital.

[Original Story]

(Quincy, Ill)--Quincy Police respond to 1718 Center Granview Monday afternoon, after reports a  52 year-old male subject  barricaded himself in a room, stating he had a weapon.

Two detectives initially made contact with the subject at his home about 2:30 p.m. Monday, in regards to an Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse allegation.  The subject let detectives inside, but  then barricaded himself in a bedroom, allegedly making threats towards the detectives and indicating he was armed.

The situation brought the QPD Emergency Response Team to the scene , while one of the detectives, a trained hostage negotiator, continued negotiating for a peaceful surrender.