Man taken into custody after Provo standoff

Posted at 11:20 AM, Aug 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-23 15:20:31-04

PROVO, Utah — A SWAT team was involved in a standoff situation in a Provo neighborhood Friday.

The standoff began at a home near at 680 West 1100 South when a 34-year-old man allegedly fired off a gun in his backyard.

Homes in the area were evacuated as precaution.

Police said the man was intoxicated and upset about a personal matter. They said they were able to successfully communicate with him, and he eventually surrendered himself to police.

No injuries were reported.