SWAT: A Standoff at a Home in Mentor Ends Peacefully

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MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - A 6 hour standoff in Mentor has ended.

Police were called a Murray Avenue home around 11:30am Tuesday morning.

The caller asked them to check on a 69-year old man.

When police arrived the noticed the man was holding something that looked like a handgun.

SWAT as well as negotiators were called out and a perimeter around the house was set up.

After several hours the man, who's name has not been released, surrendered.

He was taken into custody and to a local hospital for an evaluation.

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