Wednesday, July 8, 2015

PTSD Veteran Getting Help After 3 Hour Standoff WIth Police

Armed Army vet with PTSD gets help after barricading self
ABC 7 News Fort Myers
Posted: Jul 07, 2015

After confirming the vet suffers from PTSD, negotiators built a rapport with the man and after three hours were able to coax him out safely.

An apartment complex was put on lockdown Tuesday after a Fort Myers Army veteran reportedly suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder called police claiming someone was after him.

Fort Myers police responded to The Park at Venato off Winkler Avenue in reference to the man who reportedly barricaded himself with a gun inside one of the units Tuesday morning.

We are told the vet is now getting treatment and no charges are filed against him.

According to a resident, the man locked himself inside an apartment in building 3870 just before 9 a.m.
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