Sheriff’s office issues alert about armed man

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GASPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies were in Gasport Monday evening looking for an armed man.

The sheriff’s office issued an alert around 5:30 p.m. advising residents to stay in their homes because of an armed man in the area of West Avenue. Less than a half an hour later, the alert was canceled.

State Police say the situation began with a domestic situation and ended when the man was contacted by phone and agreed to turn himself in to deputies. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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