Ellsworth Standoff 

Police were able to talk him out with any shots being fired.

The standoff began just after 12. Police were called about a man with a gun threatening to kill himself on the Red Bridge Road.

3 other people were inside the home but police were able to get them out safely.

They closed off the road and removed some neighbors from nearby homes when it became clear the man didn’t intend to come out.

The State Police Tactical Team was called in to assist .

An Ellsworth Police Officer stayed on the phone with the man and was eventaully able to talk him into coming out.

He was taken into custody by the State Police just before three this afternoon. Police say the man was despondent over breaking up with his girlfriend.

He was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated. He is being charged with creating a police standoff.