Officers from several departments responded Monday around 5:00 p.m. to a home on Woodward Ave. in Mingo Junction for a domestic incident.

According to Mingo Junction police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, a man barricaded himself in the home’s attic with a shotgun and an automatic pistol after police arrived on scene.

It took police over two hours to get the man to open the door. He was then transported to the hospital where he was evaluated.

Police say the incident remains under investigation.