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Updated: Man Surrenders After Barricading Himself in Ontario Home

Posted at: 07/06/2013 2:12 PM
Updated at: 07/06/2013 9:23 PM
By: EMILY HAAVIK
ehaavik@wdio.com



A man has surrendered to police after barricading himself inside a residence in Fort Frances, Ontario.

At about 5 a.m. on Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at the residence, located on the 1000 block of First Street in Fort Frances. When they arrived, a man barricaded himself inside.

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Rob McDonough says the man was armed with a long gun. He was arrested without incident at about 7 p.m., according to Sgt. McDonough.

The OPP Northwest Region Emergency Response Team and the Fort Frances Crime Unit assisted with the investigation.