Weekend standoff in Mitchell ends peacefully after 4 hours
Sep. 04, 2018
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A weekend standoff in Mitchell ended peacefully when a suicidal male surrendered after nearly four hours.
The Daily Republic reports that officers were called to the residence about 2:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of an armed suicidal person.
People in several surrounding homes were evacuated or moved to basements. People in a nearby residential youth treatment facility also were ordered to shelter in place.
Officers took the male into protective custody about 6:30 a.m., ending the threat.
Information from: The Daily Republic, http://www.mitchellrepublic.com