Man threatens to shoot police before arrest in Dayton

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is in custody, after threatening to shoot police officers in Dayton.

Police went to a home in the 5300 block of Middlebury Road around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday night.

Officers were looking for a man with multiple drug-related felony warrants.

When police arrived, the man threatened to shoot officers, prompting a call for SWAT officers to respond to the scene.

A standoff ensued that lasted more than two hours, before the man surrendered around midnight.

No one was hurt during the standoff.

Police have not released the man’s name yet. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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