Law enforcement responded to Bonnie Brae to asisst male

(Casper, Wy) - Casper Police Officers and the Operations Support Team responded to a residence along Bonnie Brae between 20th and 21st Streets for a suicidal subject. CPD Sgt. Dan Dundas reported that at approximately 8:10 am officers received a call from a concerned family member that a male was attempting to hurt himself and that he had weapons at his residence. Officers made contact with the male via telephone where he made homicidal and suicidal threats towards officers. CPD took precautionary measures and closed off the area. It was reported that officers brought on a Specialty hostage negotiatiator to work with the subject. Officers were able to de-escalt the situation about thirty minutes ago. "Anytime someone makes a harmful threat towards themselves or others we like to take precautionary actions, " said Sgt. Dundas. Officers provided the subject with treatment options and no one was injured in the incident. #oilcity #news