Police Standoff Results in Arrest of Quincy Man Early Saturday
A Quincy man is in the Adams County Jail on a variety of charges after a standoff with police early Saturday morning.
Quincy Police responded to a report of a disturbance in progress involving a firearm at 2207 Spruce just after 4 a.m. Saturday.
A woman had called 911 and told police her boyfriend had threatened her, put a gun to her chest and pushed her out of the house. She also told authorities another male roommate was still inside the house.
QPD officers arrived on the scene and took the women to safety. They then set up a perimeter and got the roommate out of the house safely.
The suspect, identified as 32 year old Tyler Hopping, refused to come out of the house.
The Quincy Police Emergency Response Team and the Crisis Negotiation Team were called to the scene and were able get Hopping to surrender without incident at about 6:45 a.m.
A firearm was recovered at the scene. No injuries were reported.
Hopping has been charged with armed violence, domestic battery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm without a FOID card, possession of ammunition without a FOID card, possession of cannabis plants and resisting a peace officer.
The Adams County Sheriff's Office and Adams County Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.
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