Armed man surrenders peacefully in Greendale

Oct. 15, 2013

The Greendale Police Department successfully negotiated with an armed man inside a home in the 6000 block of Oakwood Lane today.

According to a statement issued by police:

Police were alerted to a domestic dispute between a 42-year-old man, his mother and his mother's boyfriend at 10:42 a.m.

"During the argument, the 42-year-old man armed himself with a pistol and fired into the floor of the residence," it states. "The mother and her boyfriend fled the residence and called police, leaving the 42-year-old man in the residence alone."

Police secured the area and contacted the man by phone.

He surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody about 1 p.m.

No one was injured.

The case will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

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