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One in Custody After Standoff Early Thanksgiving Morning

By Kerry Longobucco.
Binghamton police say a man is facing charges following an early morning standoff in the city.

Police responded to a domestic dispute at 257 Robinson St. just before 12:30 a.m. A female managed to get out of the house, and told police the man had a gun.

Officers say they attempted to make contact with the suspect, who was later identified as Jimmy Peters, he threatened to shoot them through the door. At that point, police fell into perimiter around the house and called in the SWAT team.

Homes nearby were evacuated, while a SWAT negotiator worked on communicating with the suspect -- who gave himself up within hours.

No gun was found in the home. The scene reportedly cleared around 4 a.m.

Police confirm to Fox 40 that Peters has been charged with first degree burglary, menacing, obstruction of breathing and criminal mischief. He was taken to the Broome County Jail.