SWAT standoff at Fort Mitchell hotel ends peacefully

Police escorted a man in handcuffs to an ambulance.
Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 10:46 PM EST
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FORT MITCHELL, Ky. (WXIX) - A heavy law enforcement presence descended on a hotel in Northern Kentucky Friday night, leading to an hours-long standoff.

The situation developed around 9 p.m. after police in Fort Mitchell received a shots-fired call from the Super 8 Hotel on Royal Drive.

A SWAT team was called in as well, according to Kenton County Dispatch.

A law enforcement source told FOX19 a subject had barricaded himself inside a room at the hotel.

Police did not confirm there were in fact any shots fired at the hotel.

Around 10:40 p.m., police escorted a man in handcuffs to an ambulance, which led him away from the scene.

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