SWAT fires beanbag, foam rounds at man in Kettering threatening self-harm

A SWAT standoff lasted fewer than two hours Thursday morning in Kettering after police received a report of person with a gun threatening to harm themselves.

Kettering police responded around 5:30 a.m. to Glengarry Drive, where they found a man in the backyard near a shed, according to Kettering police.

SWAT also responded.

After about an hour of negotiations, the man attempted to reach for a gun on the ground in front of him, according to police. SWAT officers fired two rounds of less-lethal weapons. One was a 12-gauge beanbag round and the other was a foam 40mm round, police said.

The man was not struck or injured. He was taken into custody and taken to a local hospital for his mental health.

The standoff was over by 7 a.m.

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