Man Surrenders After Nearly Eight-Hour Standoff With Police in Napoleon

Authorities say the man was alone in his home


NAPOLEON, N.D. — A man surrenders to police after a nearly eight-hour standoff in Napoleon.

Authorities got a call around 6 a.m. Saturday that a 54-year-old man was threatening suicide. When officers arrived they found the man had barricaded himself inside his home and was threatening police. Officials say the man had a gun.

No one else was believed to be in the home. A Bismarck SWAT team arrived and brought in crisis negotiators. He is in custody on suspicion of terrorizing.

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