CHARLES COUNTY, MD. (AP) — A Maryland man who barricaded himself in a home and fired gunshots at officers who were responding to a reported assault was safely taken into custody early Sunday, the Charles County sheriff’s office said.
Lavon Dwayne Chisley was apprehended at about 4:30 a.m. after a 12-hour barricade at his home in Bryans Road, Maryland.READ MORE: 'It's Ridiculous': Drivers React To Increase In Gas Prices
Negotiators established communication with Chisely, but he was not cooperative, authorities said. During the barricade, Chisley fired several rounds from a gun while he was in his bedroom, but no one was injured, the sheriff’s office said.
Authorities say he was safely taken into custody and faces assault, felon in possession of firearms and other related charges. Detectives found five firearms and ammunition in Chisley’s bedroom, the sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: 'Let's Go For It': Western Maryland Residents React To Letters From Republican Lawmakers To West Virginia Asking To Be Adopted By The State
Chisley showed signs of a drug overdose, and medics provided first aid, authorities said.
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