Calcasieu Sheriff's Deputies in standoff with armed man near Iowa

UPDATE: The situation on Packing House Road has been resolved peacefully. The CPSO has taken the man into custody and he is currently being brought to a local hospital.

Iowa, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Sheriff's Deputies are currently in a standoff situation with a man who says he'll kill any Deputy who comes near him.

Authorities say that around 4 A.M. this morning, an ambulance was called out to a home at 183 Packing House Road, west of Iowa.

The man met ambulance workers on the porch armed with a gun.

The ambulance workers then called the CPSO and when they got to the house, the man had barricaded himself inside.

He threatened Deputies saying he would kill any police officer who advanced on the home.

There is a crisis negotiator on the scene.

We'll bring you the latest on this story as it happens.

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