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Hours long standoff in Clay ends peacefully, but without criminal charges

A standoff that lasted hours in Onondaga County ended peacefully and without criminal charges.

Deputies say they were called to a home in the area of Rockland Drive and Taft Road in Clay after a suspicious incident complaint around 8:30 p.m. on Monday.

When they arrived – they spotted a person with what was believed to be a firearm. He was on a porch.

Everyone inside the home exited when deputies asked, except the man holding a gun.

Around 3 a.m. on Tuesday the incident was resolved.

Deputies said no charges were filed, but the investigation remains active.