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Shot Fired During Standoff in Watertown



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    Police are responding to a standoff in Watertown.

    Police surrounded a home in Watertown after a man who authorities say is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired a shot at officers Tuesday morning.

    According to police, a resident of Bryant Road called for help with a family member around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

    Police responded to find the person armed inside the home and said he was refusing to come out. Officers set up a perimeter around the house and called in the Regional Emergency Response Team for backup.

    According to police, the person fired a single round at officers.

    Police communicated with the man and encouraged him to surrender peacefully. He was arrested after surrendering, police said.

    The man has not been publicly identified.

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