Wednesday, October 17, 2018
State Troopers were seen early Saturday afternoon with guns at-ready during the long standoff with a Johnson County resident.

Police standoff near Vienna entering its 19th hour

After nearly 19 hours, the police standoff on Old Cypress Road near Vienna continues Sunday morning.

State and local police are still at the home of a subject that is considered armed. A section of Old Cypress Road, between Jenkins and Oak Grove Road, is still closed.

Very little information is being released at this time due to the ongoing situation.

Heavy police presence began at around 1:00 p.m. Saturday after reports of a male person pointing a gun at a local police officer.

The Vienna Times will pass on any information once it becomes available.

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