O’FALLON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police in O’Fallon, Missouri carried a man from a home following a standoff Thursday morning.
Officers were called to a home on Alviston Court around 4:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired. When authorities arrived, they were able to speak with a family member who was inside the home. The family member was able to leave the home unharmed.
According to the O'Fallon Police Department, officers contained the individual inside the home and attempted to contact him via phone. During the standoff, authorities said Thornbury Crossing was closed at Tyndale Drive and Dovedale Drive.
The St. Charles County Regional SWAT team was called to the area to assume control of the scene. After they arrived, the man surrendered.
Around 7:20 a.m., Powerhouse Skyzoom4 was overhead as authorities took a man from the home. The 21-year-old man was then seen being put inside an ambulance. Officials said the man was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
After the man was taken into custody, O'Fallon police said there was no longer an immediate threat to the area.
The Wentzville School District told News 4 the standoff impacted about 95 students heading to school. A mother who lives in the neighborhood told News 4 the school bus was maybe delayed by 20 minutes.