Va. man with gun surrenders after hours-long standoff


By Matthew Roy
The Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK, Va. A man wielding a gun prompted a standoff with police that closed Monticello Avenue for several hours until he surrendered peacefully shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday.

It started about 6:20 a.m., when police responded to an area near a 7-Eleven store at 25th Street and Monticello on a report of a man with a weapon, police said.

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