WEXFORD, Pa. — A SWAT team and other police have surrounded a home in a Pittsburgh suburb where an armed man who has climbed onto the roof and won’t surrender.
Northern Regional Chief Bob Amann says police were called to the Pine Township home when the 33-year-old man got into an argument with his mother about 10 p.m. Sunday.
When police arrived, the man hid out in a room then moved about inside the home and onto its roof at various times. Police entered the home and secured its top floor, forcing the man to remain on the roof.
Amann says the man was armed with a handgun and continued threatening to harm only himself late Monday morning.
Nearby residents have been evacuated. The chief says police are “trying to end this without anyone getting hurt.”