Suspect in Punta Gorda standoff now in custody

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Deputies surround a duplex on Sunnybrook Road in Harbor Heights, Punta Gorda. Photo: WINK News

A 29-year-old man who barricaded himself in a duplex on Sunnybrook Road in Punta Gorda Thursday morning is now in custody, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say the suspect, Jacob Burrell, was wanted on charges stemming from a domestic incident and burglary at a relative’s home, CCSO said.

WINK News reporter Janae Muchmore was live in Punta Gorda with an update from investigators. Watch the full segment above.

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