Sunday morning stand off in South Buffalo ends peacefully

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo Police responded to a home on Duerstein Street around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.

Officers initially responded to a call of a domestic incident involving a boyfriend and girlfriend.

Upon arrival a man in his 30s barricaded himself in the home and police believed he had a gun.

Buffalo SWAT and the hostage management team was called to the scene. The stand off ended peacefully just after 12 p.m. when the male surrendered.

He was taken to ECMC to be evaluated and is in police custody. Charges are pending. 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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