Lakewood: Neighbors Evacuated as Standoff Ensues

Lakewood, OH - Breaking news out of Lakewood this hour.

19 Action News has learned police have surrounded a home on Coutant Avenue.

Police say there is a man inside the home armed with a rifle and won't come out.

Officials say the man's wife arrived home to find him passed out with empty bottles and a note saying he was going to kill himself.

She called an ambulance but by they time emergency crews arrived, the man woke up and got his gun.

Police have evacuated several neighbors as a precaution.