Durant standoff ends peacefully

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Durant, Okla. (KXII) -- A standoff in Bryan County ended peacefully as residents are allowed to return to their homes.

Durant Police said they were doing a welfare check around 4:40 Wednesday night on a suicidal man when he barricaded himself inside his home on Sunny Meadows Drive and Meadowlark Lane.

After speaking to the man, a firearm was shown by the subject and as a precaution, officers backed away and neighbors were evacuated.

Police said after they maintained a good line of communication with the man, they determined that the subject would be do any harm to himself or to the general public.

The standoff ended around 4:30 Thursday morning with no further incident.

The man will not be facing charges at this time.