CLEVELAND – A Cleveland man is behind bars following a three-hour standoff with police Wednesday night.
Cleveland police tell NewsChannel5 the SWAT situation began around 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 19, when the man barricaded himself inside his home along the 12900 block of Gay Avenue near East 131st Street.
When officers determined the man was armed with a shotgun, a SWAT team was activated.
After several hours of negotiations, the man surrendered to police without incident.
Officers have arrested the man.
Police are not yet releasing the man’s identity.