- Associated Press - Friday, November 18, 2016

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man who barricaded himself inside his home and fired several shots at police outside has surrendered.

No one was hurt in the standoff in Norton that started at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday and lasted until about 12:15 a.m. Friday.

Police say the standoff started as an argument between a man and a woman in the home. The woman and a young child escaped the home unharmed.

Norton police say the man at one point told officers he had 500 rounds of ammunition.

He fired several shots at police, striking a police vehicle. Police did not return fire.

The man, identified as 42-year-old Heath Mullett, was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. Police say he faces several charges, including assault with intent to murder.


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