East Massapequa - (WALK) A Friday morning stand-off is apparently over, after police arrested an alleged burglar who had barricaded himself in a house in East Massapequa.
Police say the suspect was apparently burglarizing homes or breaking into cars early Friday, and did not comply when confronted by a patrol officer early Friday morning. At one point the officer, beleiving his life was in danger, fired a shot at the suspect. Neither the officer nor the suspect were injured.
After a 3-hour manhunt the suspect was located, barricaded in a private home on East Hamilton Avenue, and arrested. The suspect is believed to be involved in an earlier incident near Unqua Road.
Police closed the ramp from Sunrise Highway to Old Surnise Higway near Unqua Road for approximately three hours Friday morning.
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