Updated at 4:03 p.m. on Monday, July 29
Oneida Castle (WSYR-TV) – The Oneida County Sheriff's Office has identified an 81-year-old man who kept officers locked in a standoff for hours on Monday morning.
The Sheriff's Office has charged Garth Brink with reckless endangerment in the first degree, a felony.
They say Brink fired a 12-guage shotgun around 4:30 a.m., approximately three hours after the standoff began.
The standoff lasted until 11:30 a.m. when Sheriff's Deputies took Brink into custody.
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the incident began around 1:30 a.m. when they responded to a complaint of a domestic dispute on Seventh Street.
A woman who was initially in the residence was able to escape, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Several homes around the residence were evacuated and Route 365 was closed during the incident.
Brink was arraigned in Town of Floyd Court and taken to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.
Brink's son, 52-year-old Steven Brink of Hamilton, arrived at the scene during the incident, according to the Sheriff's Office.
They say Steven Brink tried to push past officers in an effort to get to the house.
The Sheriff's Office charged him with disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental administration, and resisting arrest.
He was arraigned in Vernon Court and taken to the jail in lieu of $15,000 bail.