Binghamton Neighborhood Sealed Off After Gun Threat
A city block was closed by Binghamton police following a report that a person had threatened someone with a rifle.
Officers rushed to Mygatt Street in the First Ward around 4:30 p.m. Friday after they received a call indicating a possible threat had been made.
Part of Mygatt Street north of Clinton Street was shut down as police set up a perimeter surrounding a large apartment house. Mygatt was sealed off between Dickinson and Meadow streets.
Police detained a few people behind the three-story building at 19 Mygatt Street. They waited for about 45 minutes for another person to emerge from the 12-unit apartment house.
It was not known whether anyone was taken into custody or whether charges would be filed. No injuries were reported.
Police at the scene declined to comment to a reporter.
Mygatt Street was reopened shortly before 5:30 p.m.
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