Police: Longview Road area is now safe

Shelton police officials said it is now safe for residents in the Longview Road area, where an armed man was reportedly seen outdoors at about 3 p.m.

“The situation here at Longview Road is currently under control,” Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said at slightly past 6 p.m.

The man now has surrendered and been taken into custody, although he has not been charged with a crime.

Police had evacuated some homes in the area and ordered other residents to shelter in place. As of 6:30 p.m., it was expected all residents would soon be able to return to their homes.