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Racine Police DepartmentNo one was injured in a tactical situation after officers with the Racine Police Department surrounded a home during a stand off that happened at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at Victory Avenue and Virginia Street, according to a report by CBS 58.

The 54-year-old man was drinking and threatening to kill himself. Police were told the man had several weapons in the home and a family member had taken them away from him earlier that day, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

The stand-off lasted five hours as officers were trying to check the welfare of a man inside the home. He refused to come outside, but at about 2:30 a.m. the man surrendered.

The man was taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital to be evaluated.







Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.