Standoff with armed suicidal person over in Carteret County
Published: Mar. 22, 2023 at 12:47 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2023 at 12:51 PM EDT
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A standoff in one Eastern Carolina county is over with the person in custody.
Carteret County deputies say that shortly after 11:30 a.m. they were forced to shut down U.S. 70 in Stacy near the intersection of Stacy Loop Road. They said the person was suicidal and armed with a gun.
Less than an hour later, the person was safely taken into custody and is being taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
The road was allowed to reopen.
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