Homes Evacuated During Man’s Standoff with Police in Dunmore

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DUNMORE, Pa. -- Homes and apartments in part of Lackawanna County were evacuated overnight after a man with a gun barricaded himself inside his apartment.

Police tell Newswatch 16 the man fired a gun into the ceiling in his apartment along Quincy Avenue in Dunmore just before 4 a.m.

The Lackawanna County SWAT team talked the man into coming out onto a second-floor balcony.

When the man finally surrendered, he was taken into custody.

No one was hurt during the standoff in Lackawanna County.


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