Standoff in Killingly Over

Monday, Jan 14, 2013  |  Updated 7:57 AM EDT
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Standoff in Killingly Over

Audrey Wahington, NBC Connecticut

A man has been taken to the hospital after a standoff in Killingly.

A standoff in Killingly on Monday morning has ended with a man being taken to an area hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, according to state police.

Police were sent to a home on Hartford Turnpike at 1:58 a.m. for a medical assist of a 37-year-old man, according to a news release from state police.

When troopers arrived, the man's family said he was having suicidal thoughts and has several guns.

Police said the standoff ended in about an hour.

Troopers took the man into custody and an ambulance brought him to Day Kimball Hospital for evaluation. 

Criminal charges are pending.

The man's name has not been released.
 

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