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Orem standoff ends peacefully



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OREM -- An Orem woman barricaded herself in her home Sunday morning and threatened to kill herself.

Police officers and a SWAT team responded to a call just before noon that a woman was threatening suicide and had weapons in her home near 1050 East and 300 South. There was also a report of a shot fired.

After a few hours she agreed to speak with an officer who happened to be a neighbor.

Orem standoff ends peacefully

"She allowed him in the house. He talked to her for a few minutes and then she came out," said Ned Jackson with the Orem Department of Public Safety. "So the situation has been resolved without the SWAT team going in."

Police said the woman has a history of mental issues. She was transported to the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center for a psychological evaluation.

No charges were filed.

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