Region-News-Team-White-Logo

Standoff in Valparaiso Ends Peacefully

Share this post

A four-hour standoff in a residential neighborhood on the west side of Valparaiso ended peacefully Monday night. Shortly after 4 pm Valparaiso Police say they were dispatched to the 1000 block of Elmhurst Street after a family member called police regarding a male relative inside the house with a gun threatening to harm himself.  Police say the man was the only person inside the home during the entire standoff. The Porter County SWAT Team arrived on scene, and shortly after 8:30 pm they entered the house and removed the man, who was transported to Porter Hospital for an evaluation.
###


Meet-The-Team-white

Laura-WXRD Scott-WXRD Brent-WXRD
LAURA WALUSZKO
Region News Team
SCOTT ROSENBERG
Region News Team
BRENT BROWN
Region News Team
Jay-WXRD Karl-WXRD Annie-WXRD
JAY STEVENS
Region News Team
KARL BERNER
Region News Team
ANNIE FOX
Region News Team

Recent-Newscast-white

Flash is not supported on this device. If you wish to listen to this audio, you must download and play an mp3 using an mp3 player on your device. CLICK HERE