Standoff at Belle Haven Marina Ends
A man, reportedly armed, was on a boat and refused to disembark.
Update 3 p.m. Saturday - U.S. Park Police released the name of the personal allegedly involved in a police stand-off Friday night at the Belle Haven Marina. John Watson, 44, was arrested and transported to Alexandria Jail and is schedule to be arraigned on assault charges Monday.
Update 6:40 a.m. Saturday - Police overnight took the suspect into custody peacefully when the man decided to return to shore.
Fairfax County Police had responded to the marina just after 7:30 p.m. Friday to assist U.S. Park Police following a report of shots being fired at the marina. The stand-off lasted past midnight.
Original post (Saturday evening):
Police are reportedly in a stand-off with a man at the Belle Haven Marina.
The man is armed and has refused to disembark from a boat that is anchored in the Potomac River away from the docks.
The marina is closed and a negotiator is trying to get the man on the boat to surrender, WUSA9 is reporting.
The man reportedly has fired his weapon a few times, but no one has been injured.
Patch will update this story when U.S. Park Police officials make more information available.