Nine-hour Stamford standoff ends in arrest

Some are calling it an Easter miracle that no one was hurt after a tense nine-hour standoff between Stamford police and a heavily-armed gunman. Police say they had no choice but to evacuate a condominium

News 12 Staff

Apr 8, 2012, 9:57 PM

Updated 4,389 days ago

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Nine-hour Stamford standoff ends in arrest
Some are calling it an Easter miracle that no one was hurt after a tense nine-hour standoff between Stamford police and a heavily-armed gunman.
Police say they had no choice but to evacuate a condominium complex when a 60-year-old fire arms specialist barricaded himself inside his home and threatened to commit suicide.
Police closed down the West Avenue Exit of I-95, as the Stamford Police Department's Special Response and Hostage Negotiation Teams tried to persuade the man to surrender.
After nine hours, the unidentified man surrendered and was put under arrest.


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