Section of I-270 briefly closed in West County - KMOV.com

Section of I-270 briefly closed in West County

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A section of Interstate 270 was shut down Wednesday afternoon after man armed with a pellet gun made suicidal threats.

Northbound lanes of I-270 were diverted at Ladue Road., and the southbound lanes were closed at Page Avenue around 1:00 Wednesday afternoon.

The 71-year-old man was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to a mental facility and will be charged with peace disturbance.

News 4 will update this story as more information becomes available. 
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