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N.Y. man arrested after standoff

PAWLING, N.Y. — A 47-year-old man was arrested after he fired a gun inside an upstate New York home and then held police at bay for a half hour before surrendering, State Police said.

Troopers responded to a 911 call Saturday night reporting shots fired inside a home in the Dutchess County town of Pawling, on the Connecticut line 65 miles northeast of New York City.

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Investigators said Michael Collins was inside the home and had been drinking. Troopers said he fired a shotgun into the ceiling and then barricaded himself in the residence.

Neighbors were removed from the area as police surrounded the home and hostage negotiators began talking to Collins. He surrendered shortly before 11 p.m. without incident.

He is being held in lieu 25,000 bail after being charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and criminal contempt.

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