Lawrence County Standoff Ends After 6 Hours

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man was taken to the hospital for evaluations after a standoff early Saturday morning.

It started around 1 a.m. on Fields Drive in Shenango Township.

A man had threatened to hurt himself and shot off a gun, which prompted his family to call 9-1-1.

The standoff ended more than six hours later after police negotiations, around 7:30 a.m.

“It was a very long night for officers,” Darrin Cwynar with the Shenango Police Department.

No one was injured, but the suspect was taken to a mental facility for a psychiatric evaluation.

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