MONTGOMERY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – A Daviess County man is facing charges after authorities say he threatened to harm himself and family members at his residence.
Authorities were dispatched to a home on N County Road 900 East in Montgomery Tuesday evening.
A female who called 911 told authorities that the man was armed with a rifle and that she heard him fire a shot.
When officers arrived, they closed a small section of the road and had some nearby families evacuate as ap precaution.
The suspect was identified as 53-year-old John Zehr. Police called in a negotiator to assist and Zehr agreed to exit the residence.
The Davies County Sheriff’s Office SRU team arrested Zehr without incident.
No one was hurt.
Zehr is facing a charge of Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon. The investigation is ongoing.