The Nassau County Police Public Information Office reports the details of an unusual incident that occurred on August 19, 2018 in Baldwin.
First Precinct Officers were called to Milburn Boat Ramp, Atlantic Avenue to investigate a suicidal male with a long gun. Upon arrival, officers observed a 46 year old male with a AR style rifle. With the assistance from officers of the Bureau of Special Operations, Marine Bureau, Emergency Service units and the Hostage Negotiation Team, the scene was deescalated. The male eventually complied with officers commands and placed the weapon down. The male was then taken into custody and removed to an area hospital in a Nassau Police Ambulance. There were no injuries reported.
Details by: Nassau Police Public Information Office 08/19/18/1630/7336