Man with gun barricades himself in GR home

Posted at 5:54 AM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 14:58:51-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 30-year-old man is in custody after an early morning standoff on the west side of Grand Rapids.

Police surrounded the home off Bridge Street near Indiana Avenue NW for several hours.

GRPD says they got a call from a mother around 3 a.m. saying her son was suicidal and having a mental breakdown, armed with a long gun and threatening family with the gun.

The family was able to get out of the home and around 7 a.m. GRPD was finally able to get the suspect to come out of the home and arrested him.