Suicidal Standoff In Church Hill Ends Peacefully

A standoff on Ewingtown Road that lasted almost five hours ended peacefully when a man who was threatening to harm himself threw his gun on the driveway and was taken into custody by police, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Dale Patrick of the sheriff’s office said the 52-year-old man was distraught over a relationship breakup. He was taken by deputies in a patrol car to the Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown.