LATEST: Suspected gunman in Springfield SWAT standoff now booked into county jail

SWAT units surround Springfield house

SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @ 8:47 p.m.: Robert Kenneth Boulware-Faison III is the person taken into custody following Friday’s nearly five-hour standoff in a home on West Perrin Avenue, police said tonight.

The 29-year-old was booked into the Clark County Jail just after 7 p.m., according to online records.

Boulware-Faison is being detained pending the formal filing of all or some of the following felony charges: improperly discharging a firearm at law enforcement officers, aggravated burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, having weapons as a felon and tampering with evidence.

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Robert Kenneth Boulware-Faison III (Clark County Jail)
Robert Kenneth Boulware-Faison III (Clark County Jail)

The county prosecutor’s office will review the case.

The standoff involving Springfield police and SWAT units ended after they were able to talk the person, presumed to be Boulware-Faison III, into surrendering.

The incident spanned nearly five hours. Officers were called to the duplex on West Perrin Avenue near South Center Street on a report of shots fired about 8:10 a.m.

Police said there were people in the house when the shots were fired, but no one was hit by the gunfire as they were able to leave the residence shortly after the standoff started. No injuries were reported.