Armed man surrenders to Pinole police, ending hours of lockdown

Bay Area

PINOLE, Calif. (KRON) — A man having a mental health crisis in a Pinole neighborhood has peacefully surrendered to police as of 9:30 a.m. Monday, according to authorities.

Officers from the Pinole Police Department gave an all clear to the residents who were asked to stay locked inside their homes in an alert issued around 6:30 a.m. It impacted the area of Kildare Way between Marlesta Road and Kilkenney Way.

Police revealed that a woman called them on Sunday night because she was concerned about her son, who is in his 20s. The man was having a mental health crisis. According to police, he shot and killed a dog at his home.

Police said he was not threatening anyone. They recovered two firearms on him after containing him in a perimeter and speaking with him over the phone.

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