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Standoff in Eagle Point ends peacefully, fire officials working to secure home

An Eagle Point neighborhood had been evacuated.

Posted: Jun 6, 2019 10:43 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 9:54 AM

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Eagle Point Police have ended a standoff on Sarah Park Circle.

The neighborhood had been evacuated while police tried to convince a man to leave his home. Police were concerned the man had explosive gases inside the house.

The suspect turned himself into police at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday night. Fire officials are now in the home trying to make sure the house is secure.

Residents are being allowed back into their homes.

Watch NewsWatch 12 at 11 for live coverage.

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