One person was taken into custody by Oregon State Police early this morning after barricading himself in a residence in Merlin. At approximately 5:00 p.m. yesterday, police arrived at a residence on Peach Street in Merlin and discovered that the unidentified man had locked himself inside with a firearm. OSP SWAT personnel were dispatched to the area and arrived during the evening. The standoff ended peacefully about seven hours later, and the man was finally taken into custody at 12:30 a.m.
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