Georgetown Man In Custody After Reported Barricade In Lincoln - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Georgetown Man In Custody After Reported Barricade In Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Del. - Scary moments on Monday night as Delaware State Police say a man barricaded himself inside a house with a woman and her four kids.

According to reports, around 10:19 PM Monday night, Police were called to a house on the 8000 block of Railroad Ave. in Lincoln for a man, possibly armed, who barricaded himself inside a house with a female acquaintance and her four children. When Police made contact, the man allegedly refused to exit and reportedly did not allow the others in the house to leave either.

Authorities say the 43-year-old man from Georgetown was taken into custody Tuesday morning, around 6:05 AM, when the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team entered the house. Reports say the suspect suffered undisclosed self-inflicted wounds and was eventually transported to a local hospital for evaluation. His current condition is unknown at this time.

The woman and her four kids, ages ranging from 4-months-old to 13-years-old, were reportedly unharmed during the ordeal.

An investigation is ongoing. We will continue to update you as more information is released.

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