Incident In Hampstead On Friday Ends Peacefully

One man was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.


Hampstead, Md (KM) The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in Hampstead on Friday morning at around 10:00 for a suicidal individual.

Authorities say deputies were dispatched to a house in the 1100 block of South Main Street for a person inside possibly armed with a handgun. A perimeter was set up and deputies made an effort to contact the individual inside.

At around 2:00 PM, a man was taken into custody. He was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

All roads in the area which had been closed during the incident were reopened.


By Kevin McManus