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Two Arrested After Police Standoff

Last updated on Sunday, May 12, 2013

(VIGO COUNTY) - A Friday night stand-off leaves two people behind bars.

It happened in southern Vigo County at 11861 S. Sullivan Place.

Police say Brian O'Neal, 46, got into an argument with his son. O'Neal grabbed a shotgun and fired one shot into the ground, and another at his son.

The son escaped uninjured and alerted authorities, WTHI reports.

When police arrived at the scene O'Neal threatened to kill himself.

Vigo County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police surrounded the home.

O'Neal stepped out of the home, that's when police took the opportunity to detain him.

O'Neal faces charges of criminal recklessness with a firearm and pointing a firearm.

Also arrested at the scene was Michelle Harris on separate charges of an OWI warrant.

No injuries were reported.

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