Minden Standoff

(Photo by Minden Press-Herald)

MINDEN, La. - The man, who barricaded himself inside a home in Minden, surrendered peacefully.

Authorities surrounded the house Thursday behind the Brookshire's store on Homer Road.

Minden standoff

(Photo by Minden Press-Herald)

State police said Minden police received a call just after 2 p.m. from a third party stating a man made some alarming threats towards himself and others.

Police went to the home to conduct a welfare check and the man inside made threats against law enforcement.

State police, a SWAT team and crisis negotiators were called to the scene.

Minden standoff

(Photo by Minden Press-Heard)

Police had block off several streets around the home.


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