Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Lincoln – The Delaware State Police are currently operating in the 18000 block of Johnson Road for a report of a possibly armed barricaded subject located in a residence.
The incident began at approximately 1:03 a.m. this morning, Wednesday October 4, 2017, when troopers were called to the residence to check on the welfare of an unstable male subject alone in the house.
Troopers continue to assess the situation with no further details available at this time.
Several residences in the area of the incident have been evacuated as a precaution. Johnson Road is currently closed between DuPont Boulevard (US113) and North Old State Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel.
This is a preliminary release of information with additional updates as information is received.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Released: 100417 0515