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Wonder Lake man surrenders after standoff

Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 8:55 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 12:03 p.m. CDT

WONDER LAKE – A man who fired gunshots inside his Wonder Lake home surrendered himself to police Sunday night after a standoff, according to the Wonder Lake Police Department.

Police were called to a home in the 5700 block of East Lake Shore Drive around 5 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a disturbance, according to the Wonder Lake Police Department. Officers arrived to find a woman outside of the home.

The woman told police that she had gotten into an argument with her husband inside the home, and that he fired a shotgun before barricading himself inside the residence, Wonder Lake police Sgt. John Hohol said.

She was then taken to safety while members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Bull Valley and Wonder Lake police departments set up a perimeter around the home.

The sheriff’s department brought its mobile armored rescue vehicle (MARV), and a SWAT team later established contact with the man, Undersheriff Andrew Zinke said. A crisis negotiator spoke with the man, who later turned himself into police without incident.

A shotgun was fired inside the home, which left holes in some of the walls, Zinke said.

Police made reverse 911 calls to residents in the area during the incident.

Kenneth Stubner, 46, was later transported to the hospital for evaluation.

He was released this morning, and charged with a felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm.

Stubner is currently being held at the McHenry County Jail on a $120,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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