Barricaded suspect surrenders to Elizabethtown Police after stand-off

Barricaded suspect surrenders to Elizabethtown Police after stand-off
The Elizabethtown Police Department is currently working an incident with their special response team involving a barricaded criminal suspect. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - A man has surrendered to The Elizabethtown Police Department after a stand-off that lasted nine hours.

Public Affairs Officer Chris Denham said that police were sent to an apartment complex on Wellington Way around 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon after reports of a domestic disturbance.

Shortly after officers arrived, police say 35 year old David Cooke drove off from the location. A vehicle pursuit occurred between the suspect and Elizabethtown officers.

Police say Cooke then exited the vehicle on the 100 block of South Miles Street and ran into a building.

Around 10 p.m. Sunday night, Cooke surrendered to police.

Cooke has been charged with assault 2nd, fleeing or evading 1st, unlawful imprisonment 1st, wanton endangerment 1st, and attempted murder.

He is currently being held in the Hardin County Detention Center.

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