UPDATE: Barricaded Subject Taken Into Custody

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Lincoln – At approximately 1:25 p.m. a 66-year-old male was taken into custody upon exiting the residence, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier. He is currently being transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

Detectives continue to investigate this incident and charges may be forthcoming. Johnson Road is still closed between US113 and North Old State Road.


Original Report

Lincoln – The Delaware State Police are currently operating in the 18000 block of Johnson Road for a report of a possibly armed barricaded subject located in a residence, Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier the incident began at approximately 1:03 a.m. this morning, Wednesday October 4, 2017, when troopers were called to the residence to check on the welfare of an unstable male subject alone in the house.

Troopers continue to assess the situation with no further details available at this time.

Several residences in the area of the incident have been evacuated as a precaution. Johnson Road is currently closed between DuPont Boulevard (US113) and North Old State Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel.

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