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Man waving gun triggers standoff in Santee

Posted at 11:25 PM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 02:25:23-05

SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) - The standoff that had part of an east county neighborhood shut down is now over

San Diego's Sheriff's Department responded to an individual that was under duress on Graves Ave in Santee around 7 p.m.

Deputies say the man was armed and waved a gun at them at one point when they had him surrounded in a field.

The intersection of Graves Ave and Prospect Ave was blocked off for several hours as negotiators tried talk to the man.

The man surrendered just after 11 p.m. according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department.