Man Faces Several Charges After Hours-Long Standoff With Police

Michael McVeigh
Warwick Police

A man is facing multiple charges after a nearly 3-hour standoff outside his Rhode Island home. 

The Warwick Police Department said it spends hours on Saturday night negotiating with 63-year-old Michael McVeigh to surrender after responding to reports that he was firing a gun at people fleeing the home. Police also say the officers saw him fire a round before retreating into the home. 

He eventually surrendered at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. 

He has been charged with two counts of domestic assault with a deadly weapon and one count each of domestic simple assault, domestic disorderly conduct, refusing to relinquish a telephone and firing in a conduct area. It's not clear if he has a lawyer. 

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