Medicine Hat Police have taken a man into custody following the hours long incident.
UPDATE # 2
The Medicine Hat Police Service has successful resolved the high-risk situation on Cuyler Road.
A male has been taken into custody and is facing several criminal charges.
The MHPS thanks the public for their patience and cooperation throughout this event and would like to also thank the staff of the Patterson Armory for their assistance.
More details will be provided shortly.
The Medicine Hat Police Service remain on scene at high-risk situation in the area of Cuyler Road SE. The area remains closed to the public and is restricted to police personnel only at this time.
For those who have been displaced by this protracted investigation, an emergency shelter has been established at the Patterson Armoury, located at 120 Cuyler Road SE. At this location, you will have access to shelter, washroom facilities and food if required.
Residents who have been directly contacted by police, and advised to shelter in place, are asked to remain in their current location. If you required assistance, contact the MHPS at 403-529-8420.
The MHPS would like to thank the public for their continued patience and cooperation. ~~ MHPS Press Release