Carjacking suspect surrenders after several hours

- A standoff between an armed carjacking suspect and deputies has ended peacefully.

Deputies surrounded a vehicle on South Orange Blossom Trail at Skyview Drive earlier Thursday morning after receiving reports the person inside the vehicle was wanted for carjacking.

The carjacking happened on S. OBT around 2:45 a.m. The suspect had approached a vehicle armed with a handgun demanding the driver to get out of the vehicle.

The suspect then drove down to Skyview Plaza and parked.

After several hours the suspect surrendered.

Deputies have not released the identity of the suspect.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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