JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A police standoff in Jonesboro Thursday afternoon ended several hours later with the suspected gunman not inside.
Around 4:30pm police were called to a home in the 1800 block of Eldridge Street near the Arkansas State University campus.
According to the alleged victim, he came home to a burglary in progress.
The homeowner escaped unharmed and called 911.
Jonesboro police, including SWAT members, swarmed the home believing an intruder was inside, armed with a shotgun.
Officers attempted to make contact, but received no response.
When officers entered the home nearly three hours later they found it empty.
Officers also did not find a shotgun.
The search continues for the armed intruder.
Region 8 News will continue to track this story and have more details as they become available.