Hours-long standoff ends at Huntington Station home; man barricaded inside taken to hospital

The tense standoff started at around 3:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. It ended shortly after 9 p.m.

Kevin Vesey

Dec 5, 2023, 1:33 AM

Updated 228 days ago

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A police standoff in Huntington Station that lasted more than five hours is over.
Tactical units could be seen using a battering ram device to break down a garage door at the home on New York Avenue near the Walt Whitman Shops.
Moments later, they walked out with a 55-year-old man, who was escorted to a waiting ambulance.
The tense standoff started at around 3:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. It ended shortly after 9 p.m.
New York Avenue was closed as police tried communicating with the man, who had barricaded himself inside.
He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
The man has not been identified. Police say nobody was hurt and no charges have been filed.


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