Police respond to ‘dangerous situation’ in Eatonville

EATONVILLE, Fla. — Police responded to a “dangerous situation” in Eatonville.


Eatonville police, Maitland police and Winter Park police responded to the area of Fitzgerald Drive near Lake Bell late Thursday.

Law enforcement officers kept a Channel 9 crew a couple of blocks away from the scene.

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Investigators said there was about a five-hour stand-off with a suicidal man.

They said the man was waving a gun in a wooded area.

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The man eventually surrendered and was taken to a hospital, police said.

Investigators said they believe the man was involved in a shooting in Maitland.

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