CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.- A man is custody after a standoff with Cheektowaga Police near Cleveland Hill High School that lasted about five hours.
According to police, the man got into an argument with his wife and assaulted her. She then left the house and went to a neighbor's home to call police.
When officers went into the house to arrest the man they say he pointed what appeared to be a silver handgun at them. The officers then backed away, sealed the perimeter and called in the SWAT Team.
"In this situation we had the ability to take cover, take quick cover, "Lt. Thomas Wentland said after the incident. "In some situations, we have to react differently"