Standoff in Mount Joy ends peacefully

MOUNT JOY, PA. (WHTM) – A standoff situation ended peacefully Saturday in Mount Joy.

The standoff was initially thought to be a be a hostage situation, but authorities later confirmed it was not.

According to police, an armed man threatened to commit suicide. It happened around 4 p.m. near North Angle and Main Streets.

The standoff ended peacefully when emergency responders went inside the man’s home and found him unconscious but alive.

Previously Reported: Police are responding to a report of a possible hostage situation in Mount Joy.

According to dispatchers, the situation is taking place on the first block of North Angle Road.

This is a breaking news situation; an abc27 News team is at the scene, and we will post updates as soon as they become available.

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