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Man in custody after standoff near Berryhill High School

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 16:48:52-04

BERRYHILL, Okla. -- Berryhill Public Schools were on lockdown Thursday afternoon after there was a standoff near the high school campus, officials said.

The high school is located in the 2900 block of South 65th West Avenue. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office asked the school to go on lockdown after 1 p.m.

Officials said they were originally called to the area for an overdose, but then authorities got involved in a standoff with a man.

Officials said a man in his 40s, who may be a mental health patient, got involved in a fight with his mother. The man eventually surrendered peacefully.

Officials found numerous rifles in the home where the standoff occurred, which was in the 3600 block of South 65th West Avenue.

The man was taken into custody. The school was put on lockdown as a precaution. 

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