SWAT standoff ends peacefully at north Charlotte home


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — A SWAT standoff ended peacefully overnight after CMPD officers were called out for reports of a suicidal armed man inside a north Charlotte home. 

The incident began at 6:57 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 in the 2200 block of Dundeen Street. 

When the officers arrived, the man refused to cooperate and continued to make threats to harm himself. Additional police officers, including negotiators and CIT officers, responded to help. 

At approximately 10:45 p.m., SWAT responded to the scene after the man fired a round inside the home and continued making threats.  At about 12:15 a.m., the man came outside and was placed into custody. He was not injured and the firearm he was using was located and seized, police said. 

An Involuntary Commitment Order was obtained to ensure that he receives the mental health treatment he needs, CMPD said. The suspect is being charged with possessing a firearm by a convicted felon. 

Due to the nature of this incident his name is not being released, police said. 

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