FINAL UPDATE -- As of 2:25 p.m., Law Enforcement has left the area at this time. Earl is not in custody. You may resume normal activities in this area BUT please be cautious of your surroundings. Again, if you see Earl or have any information on his location, please call 9-1-1 immediately, as he is considered Armed and Dangerous.
from the JCSO:
"1425 East Clark Ave in Monticello area. There has been shots fired (no reports of anyone injured). Law Enforcement is currently searching for Marko Earl AKA Termite (26 years old black male, 5’10 197 lbs) last seen wearing a red hoodie and black sweatpants and armed with a handgun. Please stay indoors, call 9-1-1 if sighted or if you have any information on his location. This is currently an active investigation and we will update you as possible."
UPDATE: A reporter has responded to the scene in order to provide photo coverage of the manhunt.
UPDATE: Jefferson Correctional Institute has K9 officers on scene.
According to 911 Dispatch – there have been shots fired near East Clark Avenue, in the City of Monticello.
Officers with the City of Monticello and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are responding to the scene.
No information has been verified at this point.