Police Standoff in Oakland Ends Peacefully

Updated 5 years ago

An armed standoff in the parking lot of Firstpark in Oakland Thursday morning ended without injury.Police say a man threatening to hurt himself surrendered to authorities around 7:30am.The incident began shortly after 6am, when police received a call there was a man in a car with a weapon.Oakland Police responded to the park, and a negotiator was able to convince the man to give himself up.The man, whose name hasn’t been released, was taken to the hospital for an evaluation and police say criminal charges are pending.


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