Guthrie standoff over, suspect to hospital
GUTHRIE, Okla. — After five hours in the pouring rain, police in Guthrie were able to end a standoff involving a man who threatened to shoot his family and himself. They received a domestic dispute call around noon Monday from a home on the 6500 block of Central Rd., near Guthrie Lake.
After several attempts to talk the man out of the house, a tactical team fired gas canisters into the home.
The man was found inside a barricaded garage with two loaded pistols nearby.
No shots were fired.
Police are not releasing his name or a motive in the case.
He was taken to a hospital for treatment and an evaluation.
The results of that evaluation may result in charges being filed.