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.

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