A tense situation Monday night eventually ended in a peaceful resolution.
According to Police Chief Scott Labonte, the Berkley Police Department responded to a mental health crisis on Carlos Estates Drive just before 6:45 p.m.
Despite initial reports of possible shots fired, the situation was reportedly de-escalated without the use of force and without injuries to the individual or responding officers.
Scanner transmissions had stated that there was a suicidal male inside the residence armed with a gun with his wife also inside.
A “shelter in place” warning was also issued to Berkley residents.
The incident came to a conclusion with the assistance of the SEMLEC SWAT and Crisis negotiations team.
A peaceful resolution was achieved and the individual was assisted in receiving needed medical services, according to Labonte.