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Man in Custody After Standoff With Police

42-year-old Heath Mullett had barricaded himself in a home on John Schott Boulevard in Norton, Massachusetts

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    The man eventually surrendered to police after a standoff in Norton, Massachusetts Thursday night. (Published Friday, Nov. 18, 2016)

    A man who barricaded himself inside a Massachusetts home and opened fire on police officers Thursday night has been arrested.

    42-year-old Heath Mullett had barricaded himself in a home on John Schott Boulevard in Norton, Massachusetts. A swat team, state police and officers from three towns responded.

    Police said Mullett fired shots at officers, with one round striking a police vehicle. The officers did not return fire.

    Mullet eventually surrendered himself to police and was sent to Sturdy Hospital for evaluation.

    Mullet now faces a number of charges including domestic assault and battery, malicious damage over $250, discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling and assault with intent to murder.

    No injuries were reported.

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