Court documents show when crews arrived, Massuros barricaded himself in the basement with an AR-15 and threatened to harm himself several times.
Officers from the Pataskala Police Department and Licking County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to negotiate with Massuros. The situation stretched on for hours until Massuros took his finger off the trigger and could be tasered, according to court documents.
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Court documents also reveal that the wife of Massuros said he frequently left loaded weapons, accessible to anyone, in the house. Those documents also reveal there have been approximately 60 domestic calls to the home involving guns and knives since 2009.