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UPDATE: Man surrenders to deputies during standoff in Palmetto

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UPDATE: The standoff is now over. The man peacefully surrendered.


MANATEE CO., FL (WWSB) - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a domestic battery in Palmetto.

In the 1700 block of Bayshore Road, a male suspect is believed to be inside a house alone. Deputies say he may possibly have a gun.

Deputies are currently working to make contact with him. He is only threatening himself, according to deputies.

The residence is surrounded by SWAT as a precaution.

A female victim was able to exit the home earlier and is okay.

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