Sioux Falls Police successfully negotiated a standoff with an armed man on Wednesday in southwest Sioux Falls.

The incident took place just before 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, in the 6500 block of West Essex Drive.

The initial call authorities received was a report of an intoxicated person in that area. After police arrived, they soon discovered the subject in question was "emotionally disturbed" and in possession of a firearm.

Sioux Falls Police immediately activated an Emergency Response Team. Negotiators working in concert with a Swat Team made contact with the man and the situation eventually ended peacefully without incident.

The subject was taken into custody and given the necessary medical assistance to help end his crisis.

A decision on whether charges will be filed in the case have not been made at this time.

Source: KSFY TV 

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