Man Arrested After Standoff In Springfield

A man with a federal escape warrant has been arrested after standoff with a SWAT team at a house in Springfield.

Police got a call Monday afternoon saying that 38 year-old Corey Schafer was at a house in the 700 block of Hovey Street.

The SWAT Team evacuated nearby homes and blocked off the street to traffic.

The SWAT Team and U-S Marshals used tear gas, a robot and a K-9 unit to get Schafer out of the home.

Fifteen people came out of the house.

It’s unclear if they will face charges.

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