Gaston County man arrested after standoff

GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Gaston County authorities arrested a man after a two-hour standoff early Sunday morning.

Steve Vickers, 31, was taken into custody around 2:00 am, after a standoff at a home on Hardwood Circle.

Police say they were called to the home after family members said Vickers was threatening them and pointing a gun.

When police arrived around midnight, Vickers refused to come out. About two hours later, he surrendered without incident to Gaston County police.

No one was hurt.

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