Springfield, Illinois – Around 6:33 p.m., Sangamon County Sheriff Deputies responded to the 1000 block of N. Franklin Ave after getting reports that the woman in this mornings stand-off escaped Memorial Medical Center.
The 23 year old woman was involuntarily committed to Memorial after Sheriff Deputies responded to the 3000 block of East Andrew Road around 7:40 a.m.
Originally, the call this morning to police was for a civil disturbance between neighbors, but deputies say while they were on the call, the woman pointed a compound bow at them.
Tactical Team and Negotiators were able to take the woman into custody around 12:25 p.m., without incident.
At this time, charges are being reviewed by the Sangamon County State’s Attorney’s Office for this mornings incident.
Reports from this afternoon’s escape said the woman did sustain a cut to her leg and a window of a residence was broken.
An ambulance did respond to the scene and the woman was returned to Memorial Medical Center.