Oct 27, 2015 6:05 PM

UPDATE: Winchester man in custody following armed standoff that closed roads


WINCHESTER – A Winchester man is facing charges after N.H. State Police responded to a dispute that unfolded Tuesday afternoon involving a gun.

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Joseph Legere, 35, got in an armed standoff with a neighbor.

Legere was charged with criminal threatening with a deadly weapon and reckless conduct.

Legere barricaded himself in his home until a SWAT team negotiator had Legere come out of his home around 4:40 p.m.

Winchester police said the situation ended peacefully and that Jones Road and surrounding streets are open.

Legere is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Keene.


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