CdA man in custody following brief standoff

UPDATED: THURSDAY, AUG. 1, 2013, 11:14 A.M.

UPDATE: 10:40 a.m.

Officers have taken the man into custody. Roads will be opened up soon.

Original story

A man has barricaded himself with a handgun in a room at a Coeur d’Alene retirement home, police said.

The man is alone in a room at the Bestland Retirement Apartments on 606 E. Best Ave., according to a news release. The street is closed on Best Avenue from Sixth Place to Ninth Street. Citizens are asked to avoid the area.

More information will be posted on this story as it becomes available.