BALDWIN, Pa. (KDKA) — Police and SWAT were on the scene for more than five in Baldwin on Wednesday.
McNeilly Road was temporarily closed at Sussex Avenue to Pearce Road due to the standoff. Police were trying to get a man out of an apartment building. Law enforcement communicated regularly with him throughout the situation.READ MORE: Elton John Will Make Tour Stop At PNC Park In 2022
Around 9:30 p.m., the man was put in an ambulance and taken to the hospital for evaluation. Baldwin’s police chief said the man was suffering from a mental health crisis.READ MORE: Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped Under A Shed In South Park Township
It all started around 4 p.m. when negotiators began asking the man to come outside. Officials used a drone at one point and even a ladder to get to the top of the building.
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