SWAT swarms Affton home during standoff

AFFTON, Mo. - A SWAT team stormed into an Affton home overnight after county police received reports about a suicidal man threatening his family.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department, the SWAT team was called out to a home 7800 block of Elton.

The man had locked himself in a garage but was taken into custody hours later without incident. Police said he had a long rifle in his possession.

The man is undergoing a mental health evaluation. Authorities are determining if there will be charges.


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