Peaceful end to standoff in Stoughton, shelter in place lifted

STOUGHTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Stoughton police asked residents to shelter in place for several hours Monday night due to an investigation in one neighborhood.

Officers responded to 412 Willow Street took a mother and her adult son into custody after she allegedly pointed a gun at a neighbor during a dispute.

Upon their arrival, the woman retreated into her home and refused to make contact with the police.

Multiple state and regional agencies were called to assist as a precaution.

The gun ended up being a BB gun, according to police.

Any safety risks were also removed from the home, according to police.

The woman will face assault charges.

No injuries were reported

No additional information was immediately available.


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