Standoff in Central Point

Central Point, Ore. — Reports of a possible shooting closed part of the road on the 500 block of Brandon street in Central Point tonight.

The investigation is ongoing, police have focused on a home in the neighborhood where there are reports a weapon may have been fired inside the home.

Police describe the person as a resident in distress and is home by himself. He is an 80-year-old veteran.

Our reporter on the scene says, most police officers have now left the area.

No one has been harmed.

Although we don’t know exactly what unfolded in tonight’s situation, we do want to mention, if you or someone you know has considered suicide.

Help is available. The national prevention suicide hotline is 1-800-SUICIDE. There are a number of local hotlines as well.

No matter what problems you are dealing with, help is available.

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