Paso Robles police officers surrounded a home early Tuesday morning after a man who was reportedly suicidal ran inside with a rifle.
Officers were called to a home in the 900 block of Turtle Creek Drive at 12:50 a.m., according to a news release from the Paso Robles Police Department. When they arrived, they saw a man pull a rifle out of the back of a vehicle.
When the man saw the officers, he took the rifle and ran into a nearby residence, even after police asked him to stop.
Officers immediately surrounded the home and began talking with the man via cell phone. After approximately an hour-and-a-half, the man put down the gun and walked out of the home.
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The man was taken to County Mental Health Services and admitted for evaluation. No criminal charges are pending.
No one was injured during the incident. Officers found three rifles and a pistol inside the home.