Man opens fire on deputies during 10-hour standoff in Lena
LENA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man accused of firing at Oconto County sheriff’s deputies during a 10-hour standoff Sunday.
Sheriff’s officials say deputies were send to check on the man at a home just north of Lena about 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The man was involved in a domestic disturbance and was said to be suicidal.
Deputies say the man was armed and had barricaded himself in the home, WBAY-TV reported. As talks broke down, the Brown County Emergency Response Unit and the Brown-Outagamie County Bomb Squad were called to the scene. No deputies were injured.
Officials say the standoff was resolved just before midnight and the man was taken into custody.