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Man arrested after standoff in Madison

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police said they arrested a man who was a suspect in an hours-long standoff in an east side neighborhood.

According to a press release, they were called to Seven Pines Ave., off Sprecher Rd., around 7:30 p.m. Friday. Several people had reported hearing gunshots.

Once officers got there, they not only heard about reports of gunshots, but that a man had gone into a home. They surrounded the home and tried to negotiate with the man.

Several hours later, police said they were able to arrest Fredrick Jackson on several charges including recklessly endangering safety and felon in possession of a firearm.

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