AVONDALE, N.L. — A psychiatric assessment has been ordered for an eastern Newfoundland man involved in an alleged armed standoff on the weekend.
RCMP say they received a call for help Sunday afternoon from the Avondale area.
Police were told a 30-year-old man has pointed a gun at another person, then barricaded himself inside a home.
The man surrendered to police after about an hour.
He’s facing charges of possession of a firearm, assault and uttering threats.