STANLEY, N.C. — Gaston County Police were on the scene of a barricaded subject in a home near Stanley, N.C. As a result, Mayberry Road was shut down. After several hours, the situation ended without incident, according to police.
A woman barricaded herself inside her home and fired gunshots out of her home at law enforcement, police say. It started sometime after 2 p.m. Monday.
Gaston Officials say the woman's husband called 911 around 10 a.m. Monday saying his wife, 58, was threatening him with a gun.
Police arrived on the scene and the woman fired one shot toward an officer. The officer pulled out his weapon and fired, officials say.
The woman then retreated into the home and barricaded herself. The standoff took about three hours, during which officials deployed a robot and eventually used gas.
The woman shot a total of five shots during the standoff, but nothing hit, officials say. After gas was deployed, an arrest was made without incident
The woman was transported to Caromont, and charges were pending as of 7 p.m. Monday.
No injuries were reported at the time.
One neighbor told NBC Charlotte he heard several noises that went "bang, bang, bang."
At this point, police have not released the identity of the barricaded woman, nor have they released any information about what led to this incident.
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