UPDATE: Two minors in custody after I-65 standoff

Baldwin County

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UPDATE (6:58 p.m.): The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says the two minors who were taken into custody after a standoff on I-65 escaped from a juvenile facility in Shreveport, La. Two stolen guns were found in the Toyota Prius they were in.

UPDATE (6:26 p.m.): Conflicting reports emerged today about the standoff on I-65.

Initial Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office tweets indicated a single armed suspect refused to exit a vehicle on I-65.

A subsequent tweet said three suspects were in custody related to the incident.

Now, BCSO investigators confirm there are only two suspects and both are in custody.

Because both a minors, their names will not be released.

UPDATE (2:57 p.m. 7/29/21): The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect is in custody, and no one is injured. Southbound traffic on I-65 should start flowing soon. Northbound traffic is going to be a while longer. 

UPDATE (2:51 p.m. 7/29/21): The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says an armed person in a stolen car is refusing to get out of the vehicle near mile marker 43 on I-65. The interstate is shut down, and SWAT team members have arrived.

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says a standoff between a person in a vehicle and deputies has shut down I-65 NB near the Rabun Road exit.

Deputies say the driver has barricaded himself inside a vehicle.

WKRG News 5 is working to get more details.

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