Quesnel RCMP is reporting an early morning gun incident.
At around 3:30am this morning, the Quesnel RCMP were told of a man in a residence in 2200 block of Cedar Road believed to be armed with a handgun.
Police set up a perimeter around the residence and surrounding homes were evacuated.
After a five hour standoff, the suspect exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident.
The Prince George Police Service Dog and members of the North District Emergency Response team were also on scene.
Police say no further information will be released as this time as the investigation is still in its early stages.