Man Carted Off In Stretcher After Standoff With Police

Police in Royalton had weapons drawn during an incident Sunday.

KFVS reports the incident happened on the 2000 block of 7th street around 3:30 p.m. They entered the home about 20 minutes later with weapons drawn and a man was taken on a stretcher when police left.

The Southern Illinoisan reports the man, who has not been identified, faces felony charges. Police were responding to a 911 call regarding a person who said they were going to commit suicide and “shoot it out” with anyone who interfered.