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Dunn Standoff Ends Peacefully

Posted July 23, 2003 5:19 a.m. EDT

— A hostage situation outside Dunn is over.

It started around 2 p.m. Wednesday near Spring Branch Road and Mingo Church Road.

According to police, Steve McNeill took his girlfriend hostage. A deputy was able to get inside the home and convince McNeill to release the woman after about 90 minutes.

McNeill surrendered about an hour later.