By CBSNewYork Team

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — An armed standoff in Newark ended after 31 hours Friday with the suspect wounded and in custody.

It started Wednesday morning when police tried to execute a search warrant for drugs at a home on Clinton Place.

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Prosecutors said someone fired shots and 42-year-old Hassan Grimsley barricaded himself inside, which prompted police to evacuate the area.

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Just before 1 p.m. Friday, police tried to engage Grimsley with “non-lethal force” and he allegedly fired at them.

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Officers returned fire and hit Grimsley. He was taken to University Hospital.

CBSNewYork Team