The Door County Sheriff’s Department responded to family members who were being threatened with a firearm by an 82-year-old man in Egg Harbor on Thursday afternoon. According to Door County Chief Deputy Pat McCarty, the man pointed a gun and prevented them from leaving the house on Bluff Ledge Road. McCarty says the situation was defused quickly when police arrived.
The man was sent to the Door County Medical Center for a full evaluation. McCarty says a SWAT team was initially deployed but was then canceled.