STAMFORD - Stamford police are investigating after a standoff with a man threatening to harm himself.

It happened this afternoon on Shippan Avenue Extension.

Police say other family members were home at the time.

They say they called police and said the man might have a handgun.

The family then left the apartment while police responded.

Police say they were able to get the man to come out of the house peacefully.

The man was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Police say they did not find a gun.