[UPDATE] Authorities on Scene of Barricaded Man

By: Eyewitness News/Candace Riley Email
By: Eyewitness News/Candace Riley Email


Tallahassee, FL - LCSO says the crisis is over as the man who had barricaded himself earlier in a home near Cynthia Drive has surrendered. Authorities say Detectives say he was taken into custody and will be taken for a mental evaluation. No criminal charges have been handed down at this time.

LCSO says it was ready to tackle the situation, no matter which direction it went.

Detectives say due to the nature of the case, no names are being released at this time.

LCSO Detective Melinda McBride says, "There is always, in the line of work that we do, there is always the likelihood of a weapon. However, with this situation, we were not made aware that the subject had any weapons in his possession.

Neighbors on the scene say they were surprised to come home to all the commotion because the neighborhood is usually peaceful.


Tallahassee, FL - LCSO has several officers on scene in the area of Cynthia Drive and North Monroe where a man has barricaded himself.

LCSO detective Melinda McBride tells WCTV that they received a call at around 3pm from a local doctor's office claiming that a patient had made statements raising concern or alarm for that subject.

Several deputies including the hostage negotiating team and Swat responded to an unspecified address near Cynthia Drive where McBride says a 42 year old white male has barricaded himself in a home.

LCSO says the man poses no danger to others but they wish to resolve this situation with a peaceful outcome. Negotiating teams are talking to the man at this time.

Stay tuned with WCTV.tv for all the latest developments.

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