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Standoff In Otter Tail County - Man Barricades Himself With Weapons


The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded to a call last night of a man who had barricaded himself with weapons. It happened just before nine on Long Lake Road in rural Ottertail. A caller reported that her husband, who suffers from PTSD, had locked himself in their garage with guns. Deputies briefly set up a perimeter. The complainant and family left for the night. Deputies later determined the man had not made a threat to harm himself or others.


The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department has a perimeter set up around a building on Long Lake Road for a man who has barricaded himself with weapons. The exact loation of the incident has not yet been released. The call came in just before 9PM by family members. They have not made contact with the man yet and law enforcement is still on scene. We'll bring you more details as they come in.

Amy Unrau

Amy is proud to be a Red River Valley native and cover stories that matter to her community. She was raised in Hallock, Minnesota and received her degree at the University of North Dakota where she participated in the student run TV show Studio One. In college, Amy met her husband, WDAY’s Jody Norstedt, while interning at WDAZ in Grand Forks. She started at WDAY in April 2014 and is currently WDAY'Z Xtra News at Nine's anchor and producer. Have a news idea? Amy would love to share your story or investigate an issue you’re concerned about.

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