NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY)– A man was taken into custody following a tactical situation in Newport News Saturday night.
Officers were called to the 1100 block of 42nd Street in reference to a domestic situation. After investigating, it was determined an adult male, possibly armed, was inside the residence. The incident escalated into a tactical situation, and the Tactical Unit and negotiators were called.
At 3:44 a.m. Sunday morning, police took 43-year-old Edward Dunn into custody without incident. The children inside of the home were reunited with their mother.
Dunn was taken into custody on a charge of felony domestic violence. Other charges may be pending, police say.