WEST ALLIS -- A man has been taken into custody after a standoff near 71st and Becher in West Allis on Tuesday evening, July 26th.
Police tell FOX6 News the man was taken into custody after negotiations with a West Allis Police Department detective. He was taken into custody without incident, and no one was hurt.
There were at least seven agencies on scene, including:
- West Allis Police Department
- State Fair Police Department
- Greenfield Police Department
- Milwaukee Police Department
- Hales Corners Police Department
- Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
Mutual aid was requested in order to maintain the perimeter in this case -- and to help with continued patrols in West Allis.
Officials with the West Allis Police Department tell FOX6 News a male party reportedly made threats to harm himself.
Preliminary information indicated the male party may have had access to a firearm and was believed to be inside his home.
Again -- the man has been taken into custody.
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