Man in custody after domestic incident at Lincoln home

Police are seen on Valley Street in Lincoln for a standoff, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2022. (WLNE)

LINCOLN, R.I. (WLNE) — A man was in custody Wednesday after a domestic violence incident in Lincoln.

Police surrounded a home on Valley Street just before 6 p.m.

Police are seen on Valley Street in Lincoln for a standoff, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2022. (WLNE)

The man, whose names wasn’t immediately released, also discharged a firearm inside of the home during the incident, said police.

According to authorities, with the assistance of Rhode Island State Police, they surrounded the home and evacuated nearby residents as a precaution.

Police are seen on Valley Street in Lincoln for a standoff, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2022. (WLNE)

A short time later, the man surrendered peacefully to police and was taken to Lincoln Police Headquarter, where he remains in custody.

No further information was immediately released.

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