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Pelham standoff ends without injury

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The Pelham Police and Fire Departments responded to the 2600 block of Chandalar Lane on a possible suicide attempt at approximately 8:08 p.m.

As police officers arrived, a gun shot was heard and officers then observed a white male fire two more gun shots before retreating back into his residence.

The responding officers established a safety perimeter at the scene and evacuated the surrounding residents. The Tactical Operations Unit and Crisis Negotiators of the Pelham Police Department responded to the scene and officers were able to bring the incident to a peaceful conclusion after approximately three and a half hours.

No one was injured during the incident and residents were allowed to return to their homes shortly after the conclusion of the incident.

The incident is still under investigation.

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