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Valparaiso Standoff Ends Peacefully

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Valparaiso Police was one person has been taken into custody after about a four-hour standoff that began shortly after six-o'clock this morning. Public Information Officer Sgt. Michael Grennes says Valparaiso Police, Fire, and EMS and members of the Porter County SWAT Team responded to a male subject inside a business threatening to harm himself with a gun. Police say there was no one else inside the building. Charges are pending. More information is being released later today. Police say no one was hurt, and the standoff ended peacefully.
Roosevelt Road and nearby Elm, Beech and Evans are in the process of reopening. The 900 and 1200 blocks of Roosevelt were closed while police were on scene.
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