UPDATE 4:55 p.m.

Springdale SWAT team officers breached the apartment using gas and arrested the suspect and one other person, Murphy said.

There were children inside the apartment during the standoff, but a negotiator managed to get them out safely before the breach, Murphy said. No one was injured during the breach.

Fayetteville Police Department officers are on scene at the Lakeside Village apartment complex, where a suspect in a shooting last night has barricaded himself inside an apartment.

Officers located the suspect at approximately 2:30 a.m. following a car chase during which shots were fired from a moving vehicle near Blue Top Liquor on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, FPD Sgt. Anthony Murphy said.

The suspect has barricaded himself inside an apartment on North Club Drive, according to an FPD press release.

Officers have advised the public to avoid the area while they resolve the situation, and there is no danger to the general public. according to an FPD press release. 

This is a developing story, and the Arkansas Traveler will update this story once more information is received.

Kate Duby, Miranda Stith, Grant Lancaster and Nathanael Davis contributed to this report.

Miranda Stith is a news editor for the Arkansas Traveler, where she previously worked as a reporter from 2018-2019.

Katelyn Duby is a news editor for the Arkansas Traveler, where she previously worked as a reporter in 2018 and a senior staff reporter in 2019.

Grant Lancaster is the Digital Managing Editor of the Arkansas Traveler. Grant began work at the Traveler as a reporter in 2017 and went on to work as a senior staff reporter and news editor from 2018-2019.

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