We now have a few more details about the incident.

A press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety says the incident started just after 8 AM this morning.

The press release explains:

Right now we can confirm law enforcement officers were called to a residence on Detroit Rd. in Pittsfield at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, February 25, 2022. Maine State Police along with officers and deputies from the Pittsfield PD and Somerset County SO are currently on scene dealing with a critical incident. The Clinton and Pittsfield Fire Departments are also there. Route 100 in Pittsfield is shut down at this time. There is no danger to the public.

Original story follows...


According to News Center Maine, local police and members of the Maine State Police are at the scene of a standoff in Pittsfield.

The Maine State Police tactical teams is on the scene on Detroit Avenue in Pittsfield.

Neighbors are being asked to stay in their homes until the situation has been resolved.

This story will continue to be updated...

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