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Kouvola Gunman Surrenders after Siege

A siege situation in the Sippola district of Kouvola ended peacefully on Saturday when a man who had been holed up in a house in the area obeyed police instructions and surrendered to police.

There were no injuries in the shooting that preceeded the situation.

Earlier, the man, who was born in the 1980s, had fired a shot in the yard of his house. The man’s wife was also in the house at the time of the incident.

Police confiscated a number of weapons and bullets in the operation. He faces charges of making unlawful threats, and a firearms violation.

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