- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A man who barricaded himself for 15 hours at a Bismarck home was arrested Tuesday when he surrendered shortly after six rounds of tear gas were shot into his hiding place, police said.

They said no one was reported injured and Brandon Lyon walked out of the house around 11:30 a.m. The hourslong standoff began Monday night, when police say Lyon threatened to kill another man in the home.

“The last round of tear gas deployed was enough to cause the individual to give himself up without incident,” Bismarck police officer Pat Renz said. He added that Lyon was visiting the home and that the multiple firearms were found at the house.

A record from the Burleigh County Detention Center showed Lyon, 36, was taken into custody on an attempted murder charge and two parole violations. It wasn’t immediately clear if he has an attorney who could comment on this case. Previous court cases show Lyon is a Bismarck resident.

Renz said the man who was threatened and a woman managed to flee the house shortly after 9 p.m. Monday and reported the incident to police. Law enforcement officers set up barricades on both ends of the street where the home is located, and a SWAT team was called to the scene hours later.

Officers fired tear gas a number of times. They heard shots at one point but did not return fire. Neighbors were evacuated.

Renz said the department took “baby steps to make this a safe conclusion.”

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