Authorities in Otsego County say a 20-year-old from Worcester New York is accused of holding two people hostage at 2:15 p.m. October 29 in a stand-off that ended without injury.

N.Y. State Police mugshot Edgar Gonzalez-Francis
N.Y. State Police mugshot Edgar Gonzalez-Francis

New York State Police responded to a report of a man with a gun barricaded inside a house on Main Street in Worcester at around quarter after two.  The hostages were freed when troopers arrived but Edgar Gonzalez-Francis refused to come out.

A nearby school was locked down. Troopers say attempts to contact Gonzalez-Francis were unsuccessful.

The man was finally located nearby at 5:05 p.m. and arrested without incident.  Troopers say they found the shotgun near the home.

Gonzalez-Francis is charged with felony unlawful imprisonment and misdemeanor menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

He was sent to the Otsego County Jail on $15,000 bail.

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