Rhode Island

Man Surrenders to Police After Barricading in RI Home Overnight

Police were involved in a standoff Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning with an armed man who is inside a home with a woman in North Providence, Rhode Island

WJAR/Molly Levine

A man surrendered to police Thursday morning after barricading himself inside a home with a woman and a gun for more than 15 hours in North Providence, Rhode Island.

Police responded around 3 p.m. Wednesday to reports of a gunshot at the home. The standoff with police continued into Thursday morning.

The North Providence Police Department told NBC affiliate WJAR the man was inside a home with a gun, and a woman was inside with him. Police said the standoff ended peacefully and no injuries were reported. The woman who was inside came out first, followed by the man.

According to WJAR, the man told police he needs "some time to figure things out," before the standoff ended.

Authorities lifted a shelter-in-place order in the area of Stephanie Drive and Meadow View.

No further information was immediately available.

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