Man barricaded in Bayou La Batre standoff

(WPMI) Man barricaded in Bayou La Batre standoff

Bayou La Batre Police say they got a call this morning at 5AM of a domestic situation.

Upon arrive the complainant stated she and her husband got into a fight and it turned physical and he barricaded himself inside the house.

She was able to tell police no one else was inside the house. And she got out as well.

Police began speaking with the indiviual who threatened harm against the police. Saying he had a rifle in the house. As negotiations continued the suspect put what police say appeared to be a rifle barrel out of the window. Called sheriffs office to assist. Been on scene about an hour. Negotiations are continuing at this time.

MCSO negotiators were dispatched to the scene and were able to establish communications with the individual.

According to Mobile County Sheriffs, at approximately 11:00 am the subject came out of his residence.

MCSO determined the subject is not at risk to himself or others and MCSO has cleared the scene.