UNION, NJ - Authorities say the standoff Monday night at a home on Arnet Avenue, with Union police and the Union County Emergency Response Team, including hostage negotiators, on the scene, ended peacefully at about 11:00 p.m.

According to preliminary and unofficial reports from an authority, Union police were called to the home on Arnet Avenue multiple times earlier Monday.  The suspect's family evacuated the home, and the suspect surrendered multiple firearms to authorities.  The suspect was barricaded inside the home for several hours.   

An official description of the events will be published when available from law enforcement.