73-year-old arrested in police standoff

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A man is being processed into the Middletown City Jail after a standoff with police Thursday morning.

Officers responded to a domestic violence call just after 11:30 in the 900 block of Beech Street. Police received information that a shotgun may have been in the home.

When the officer approached the house, Donnie Scott, 73, shut the door and refused to leave the house. About an hour later, Scott walked out of the house and gave up to officers on scene.

Scott was taken to the Atrium Hospital and is now being processed into the Middletown City Jail. He is being charged with two counts of domestic violence.

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