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Standoff ensues after shots were fired in Grover Beach home

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Grover Beach Police Department

GROVER BEACH, Calif. - Grover Beach police responded to a home Monday evening after receiving reports that shots were fired from inside.

It turned into a standoff that lasted over five hours.

The reports came in around 4 p.m. Officers responded to the 1000 block of Ritchie Road.

Police said it appears an argument took place inside the home when a man fired a gun twice.

The man reportedly barricaded himself inside the home. It is unclear if there was anyone else in the house with him.

The Grover Beach Police Department SWAT team began setting up around 8:10 p.m. for a standoff.

An hour later, around 9:20 p.m., the man surrendered.

There have been no reports of gun-related injuries.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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