A Gardner man is facing charges after arming himself and refusing to leave a building peacefully Saturday night.
Officers responded to 168 Parker St. for a domestic disturbance incident. Police removed the two parties involved in the disturbance toward a safe location. Linwood Fisher, 34, of Gardner, barricaded himself in his apartment.
Several witnesses confirmed that Fisher was armed with a shotgun and he did not respond to police requests.
State Police took Fisher into custody without further incident. Police found a 16 gauge shot gun and one 308 caliber rifle with ammunition.
Fisher was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime, two counts of firearm possession without a license and possession of ammunition without